PREFERRED TERM
absconding  
DEFINITION
  • The term absconding is used to describe the behavior of someone who is in hiding to avoid arrest. In community corrections, absconding refers to the conduct of a person who, while under probation or parole supervision, fails to comply with the requirement to report periodically and otherwise maintain contact with the supervising agency. [Source: Encyclopedia of Community Corrections; Absconding]
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https://concepts.sagepub.com/social-science/concept/absconding
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