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Probation

Probation

Provides juvenile detention services, juvenile supervision, and adult supervision and victim assistance.

73% of adult offenders completed probation without being convicted of a new crime

65% of Post-Release Community Supervision clients completed their supervision without being convicted of a new crime

89% of Mandatory Supervision clients completed their supervision without being convicted of a new crime

74% of juvenile offenders completed probation without being convicted of a new crime

Linked 76% of high-risk adult offenders and Post Release Community Supervision offenders to appropriate intervention services to address factors that lead to criminal behavior

Linked 62% of high-risk juvenile clients to community-based services associated with the client’s assessed needs

Collected $2.1 million of restitution from adult probationers for the benefit of crime victims

Collected $0.4 million of restitution from juvenile related cases for the benefit of crime victims

Provided employment readiness services to 100% of youth in custody who have an employment readiness need

Provided substance abuse services to 100% of youth in custody who have a substance abuse need

Provided employment readiness services to 100% of youth in custody assessed as having employment readiness needs

Provided a continuum of detention alternatives through the Alternatives to Detention program including case advocacy, cool beds, reporting centers, supervision, intensive case management, and wrap-around family services with 91% of youth successfully completing the program

Expanded the screening, assessment, and available treatment of youth in the community through the administration of a validated mental health assessment, and ensuring youth are connected to trauma-focused treatment services, when indicated

Provided training to Sheriff’s Department deputies on the Probation Case Management System in order to exchange intelligence and enhance supervision techniques with the goal of reducing recidivism

Partnered with Child Welfare Services to train all Juvenile Probation Officers on Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and identification of human trafficking victims for enhanced service delivery both in and out of custody

Expanded the use of mobile applications through the release of the Probation Utility Mobile Application (PUMA), used by approximately 350 officers and staff.  Enhancements to PUMA included the ability for officers to search for clients using current and prior case histories

Regionalized services for specific client populations in order to assist clients closer to the communities in which they live and to reduce barriers to service delivery

Probation