Enhancing Tribal Probation: Domestic Violence

Supervising individuals who have committed domestic violence offenses is an important and challenging part of tribal probation. Probation officers often have many questions and concerns
about how to supervise these probationers in ways that increase compliance and ensure safety for victims. This document introduces the foundational principles of domestic violence probation and
provides additional resources to strengthen your probation department’s response. In addition to following these principles, it is important that tribal probation officers participate in specialized
training on working with domestic violence offenders in order to do this work safely and effectively.