What is supervised release?

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Prison Consultant Ed Bales explains supervised release, similar to probation, but at the federal level.

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    Ed Bales: Supervised Release is usually referred to in the Federal system. It is like probation. You report to a probation officer, but it's a term that's used to distinguish probationary period of time given to Federal inmates once they are released.