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Jun 22, 2022| Events

Celebrate National Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision(PPPS) Week with CCVS during July 17-23, 2022!

The American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) is proud to promote the National Pretrial, Probation, Parole Supervision Week (#PPPSWeek), held the third full calendar week of July (Sunday – Saturday). Join us as we celebrate over 100,000 community corrections professionals around the country who work hard to keep our communities safe.

What is PPPS Week?

This year marks the 23rd anniversary of Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision, a celebration that originated in 1999 when APPA members began to request that states across the country recognize the 100,000+ people involved in community corrections. In 1999, APPA began lobbying every state to make a proclamation that one week in July be Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Week. This was a simple and powerful statement each state could make in celebration of the nearly 100,000 men and women who spend their days working to improve outcomes, both for the individual AND for the public safety of our communities.

The first #PPPSWeek Proclamation was made by Governor Bill Owens of Colorado that year. Since that first Proclamation, every one of the 50 states has joined in the celebration. In recent years, APPA Executive Director Veronica Cunningham and a team of dedicated staff have visited offices in several states to show our appreciation. APP delivers small baskets of goodies, shares your achievements to our membership and/or learns new ways we can help make your lives easier.

As APPA prepares for its 47th Annual Training Institute to be held August 28-31, 2022, POs are encouraged to consider the 2022 PPPS Week theme: Restoring Trust, Creating Hope. We invite you to follow us on social media and share throughout the week as well using the hashtag #PPPSWeek.

APPA is collecting and sharing resources to help you celebrate and promote PPPS Week. Please feel free to use them all or pick and choose what is beneficial to you and your district. We hope you will make some great plans to celebrate as well as receive much-deserved recognition for the vital role that you provide your community!

We can’t wait to celebrate with you in person this year as we travel to several of our regions. Join us throughout #PPPSWeek as APPA celebrates your profession, supervisors, employees, co-workers and yourself!