Probation Services

PROBATION SERVICES
The Juvenile Division has several services to treat juvenile delinquency.

STANDARD PROBATION
  • Standard Probation (SP) is designed to provide a comprehensive evaluation of court-adjudicated youth and monitor moderate risk offenders in the community.
  • SP focuses on the specific risks and needs of the youth to facilitate rehabilitation and the protection of the public.
INTENSIVE PROBATION SERVICES
  • Intensive Probation Services (IPS) is designed to maintain delinquent youth in the community who are at risk for out-of-home placements.
  • IPS focuses on the specific risks and needs of the youth to facilitate rehabilitation and the protection of the public.
  • IPS provides intensive probationary supervision, including multiple contacts per week with the youth and others involved with family, treatment, and a continuum of graduated sanctions as needed.
IN-HOME DETENTION
  • In-Home Detention (IHD) is designed to maintain delinquent youth in the community who are at risk for placement or as an alternative to detention.
  • IHD provides for an enhanced period of supervision and a means of sanctioning.
  • Electronic Monitoring (tether) is an increased level of supervision for the more chronic or serious offender.
IHD and IPS Referral Source
  • Judge/Referee
  • Juvenile Court Officer

MISSION STATEMENT
Probation Services is committed to providing high quality, evidence based community supervision of delinquent youth as a means to facilitate rehabilitation, reduce recidivism, and protect the public.

For questions, please contact:  Dave Mateer, Juvenile Services Director at 517-483-6327.