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NCJ Number: 134885 Find in a Library
Title: Retrospective of Growth Towards Excellence, 1956-1991
Corporate Author: Santa Clara Cty Juvenile Probation Dept
United States of America
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 42
Sponsoring Agency: Santa Clara Cty Juvenile Probation Dept
San Jose, CA 95110
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report describes the mission, structure, function, and scope of the Santa Clara Probation Department (California).
Abstract: The mission of the probation department is to protect the community by providing investigation, supervision, and custodial care of adults and juveniles referred for probation services and by protecting abused or neglected children, clients, and victims of crime. The Department is divided into 4 basic units: Juvenile Services; Adult Services; Institutional Services; and Administrative Services. Juvenile Probation Services provides for the protection and safety of minors and preserves and strengthens the minor's family ties whenever possible. Services provided are delinquent screening, youth outreach/diversion, and delinquent investigation and supervision. Adult Probation Services investigates and reports prior to the imposition of sentence of felonies and misdemeanors and provides supervision of probation. Adult probation is comprised of the Investigative Services Unit and the Supervision Services Unit. The Department operates 5 institutions: 4 for juveniles and a Work Furlough Center for adults.
Main Term(s): Juvenile probation statistics
Index Term(s): California; Court annual reports; Probation statistics
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