Subject and Keywords:
professional probation officer ; restriction of liberty ; activities of professional probation officer ; restriction of liberty in Polish Penal Code ; execution of the penalty of restriction of liberty in the Penal Executive Code ; penalties
This paper describes the activities of professional probation officer undertaken to execute sentences of criminal court that refer to the penalty of restriction of liberty. The aim is to present a very important role of professional probation officer in the process of executing this kind of penalty.The presentation consists of two parts. The first one refers to regulations concerning the penalty of restriction of liberty in the Polish Penal Code which have influence on tasks and activities undertaken by probation officers in executing that penalty. The second part contains a description of all the activities that a professional probation officer has to undertake to execute the penalty of restriction of liberty, taking into consideration all legislative changes that have taken place in the last few years.