Resources are online to become a probation officer Many resourcesMessage 1 of 1 , May 19, 2010View Source
Many resources will help you learn what will be required in this line of work, what training is available and how to go about becoming trained. There are campus based universities and colleges as well as online training options to achieve your bachelor's degree in an area that will qualify you to work in this law enforcement area. more info..
There are cases where probation officer work can be dangerous. A federal probation officer assaulted or threatened has happened more than once. Special training to deal with these situations and be assertive is part of your degree training. A criminal justice degree is an important part of a probation officer's training as issues such as threats and self defense are often covered. more..