Detail the entire process of involvement of a probation department with a probationer. When does a probation officer’s formal involvement begin with a probationer? What considerations must a probation officer take into account throughout the probation process? Explain the differences between supervised and non-supervised probation. Explain the differences between felony and misdemeanor probation. What are the leading theories governing the probationary process? What do you believe are the best practices and theories for probation? Examine alternatives which could improve the probation process. How does a probation officer conclude a case? Where appropriate, provide appendices to enhance your presentation. The paper must be eight to ten pages in length and formatted according to APA style. You must use at least five scholarly resources (at least two of which can be found in the Ashford Online Library) in addition to the textbook to support your claims and subclaims. Cite your resources in text and on the reference page. For information regarding APA samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center, within the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar. Writing the Final Research Paper The Final Research Paper: •Must be eight double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. •Must include a title page with the following: ◦Title of paper ◦Student’s name ◦Course name and number ◦Instructor’s name ◦Date submitted •Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement. •Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought. •Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis. •Must use at least five scholarly resources, including a minimum of two from the Ashford Online Library, and the course text. •Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. •Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.