Someone on probation is ordered by the court to follow certain conditions and which may be under the supervision of a probation officer. During this time, if the offender breaks the rules, he or she may be sent back to prison. Offenders usually are restricted by keeping firearms, and may be ordered to follow rules such as being employed, having a curfew, living at a directed place and not leaving the area. They may have to wear an electric monitor to signal their location and some might be required to have repeated drug or alcohol tests, to participate in treatment, or to perform community service work.

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