Director: Robert F. Iusi
The Mission of the Warren County Probation Department is to provide professional, cost effective intervention and service to adult and juvenile offenders that enable judicial systems to offer a community based rehabilitative program as an alternative to confinement.
Description of Services
- PINS (Persons In Need of Supervision) / JD (Juvenile Delinquent) Intake Diversion
Services provided by probation are designed to provide for the care and protection of the young (PINS up to 18), JD (7-16) and preservation of the family without intervention by Family Court.
- Formal PINS/JD Supervision
Probation Supervision for adjudicated youths that is a cost effective alternative to out of home placement.
- Pre-dispositional Reports
Report for Family Court where information is gathered relevant to the subject's current legal status, past legal history, and social circumstances, both current and past, so that the Judge can make an informed decision.
- Custody/Visitation Investigation
An investigation that explores custody/visitation issues coupled with a physical description and assessment of the home.
- Adoption Investigation
An investigation that verifies information contained in an adoption petition; also requires physical description and assessment of the home.
- Adult Probation Supervision
Cost effective supervision of convicted Misdemeanors and Felons who remain in the community. Probationers are the same type of offenders who are incarcerated in our county jail and state prisons.
- Pre-sentence/Pre-plea Investigations
Criminal Court reports where information is gathered relevant to the subject's current legal status, past legal history, and social circumstances, both current and past, so that the judge can make an informed decision.
Collection and disbursement of Court Order restitution for both Family and Criminal Court matters.
Services provided to parents or legal guardians of youths when a child has run away from his home or other legal placement.
- Placement of Children
Probation assists the Department of Social Services in finding placement relative to JD's and PINS. Placements include detention, residential evaluation, and permanent placement.
- Day Reporting/Drug Court
Specialized intensive supervision of high risk felony offenders who have alcohol/substance abuse issues. Day Reporting/Drug Court is offered in lieu of local jail or state prison.
- Pre-trial Release
Provides meaningful information to Courts on detained inmates who have roots in the community as a way of facilitating their release on recognizance.