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Title: NASSAU COUNTY (NY) PROBATION DEPARTMENT - ANNUAL REPORT, 1977
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Nassau Cty Probation Dept
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 99
Sponsoring Agency: Nassau Cty Probation Dept
Mineola, NY 11501
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS LARGELY STATISTICAL DOCUMENT OUTLINES THE WORK OF THE INTAKE, INVESTIGATIONS, SUPERVISION, AND SPECIAL SERVICES OFFICES OF THE ADULT AND FAMILY COURT DIVISIONS OF THE NASSAU COUNTY PROBATION DEPARTMENT.
Abstract: A NARRATIVE SECTION DESCRIBES ADMINISTRATION, BUDGET CONTROL PROCEDURES, THE RECRUITING AND HIRING OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC INFORMATION EFFORTS, AND THE COMMUNITY SERVICES DIVISION. THE COMMUNITY SERVICES PROGRAM IS PREVENTIVE IN NATURE. IT INCLUDES A VARIETY OF SOCIAL, RECREATIONAL, AND EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED AT WALK-IN CENTERS LOCATED IN HEMPSTEAD AND FREEPORT. THE CENTERS ARE STAFFED BY PROFESSIONAL AND PARAPROFESSIONAL WORKERS AND ARE OPEN WEEKDAYS, WITH EVENING HOURS FOR REGULAR PROBATION REPORTS, PLUS WEEKEND ACTIVITIES DURING THE SUMMER. A YOUTH COUNSELING PROGRAM AND EMPLOYMENT COUNSELING AND AND REFERRAL ARE ALSO PROVIDED. IN 1977 THERE WERE 84 TRAINED VOLUNTEERS CONTRIBUTING ABOUT 5,000 HOURS TO PROBATION WORK. THE AMERICAN RED CROSS STAFFS A NURSERY IN THE FAMILY COURT BUILDING, AND THE COUNCIL OF CURCHES MAINTAINS A PART-TIME CHAPLAIN FOR INTAKE CLIENTS. A VARIETY OF OTHER COMMUNITY RESOURCES ARE TAPPED FOR BOTH ADULT AND JUVENILE OFFENDERS. THE STATISTICAL SECTION INCLUDES BUDGETS AND COMPARATIVE SUMMARIES FOR EACH DIVISION, PLUS ORGANIZATION CHART. (GLR)
Index Term(s): Juvenile probation statistics; Offenders; Probation or parole agencies; Probation or parole services; Probation statistics
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