Two NH Dept of Corrections Employees Featured in New National Textbook

( Concord , NH ) The New Hampshire Department of Corrections announces that two of its Probation/Parole Officers (PPO's) are featured in the sixth edition of the textbook Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections , by Dr. Dean John Champion and published by Pearson Prentice Hall, Inc. The comprehensive and informative 744 page textbook was released on March 13, 2007 .

Chief PPO Chris Callahan from the Claremont District Probation/Parole Office and PPO Sterling Wheeler of the Nashua District Office offer advice and share stories about their combined thirty-six years of experience as New Hampshire Corrections professionals.

Dr. Champion has written over thirty-five texts and/or edited works. He said he appreciated the participation by PPO's Callahan and Wheeler.

"I believe it brings greater visibility to the Department of Corrections in New Hampshire and I hope that visibility is both desirable and favorable. They did great jobs with their write-ups. I was pleased to include them," he said.