FURLOUGH: Probation. Community Control. House Arrest.
A criminal Defendant who is sentenced to Community Control (House Arrest) or Probation calls the probation and or community control a Furlough. Because he is just buying some time until he is violated and sent to prison.
“I’m gonna take a furlough and do some probation so I can buy me some time before I decide to violate and go to prison.
“Probation is just like being out on a furlough.”