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Title: TEXAS ADULT PROBATION COMMISSION - STANDARDS
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Texas Adult Probation Cmssn
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 60
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Texas Adult Probation Cmssn
Austin, TX 78711
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS BOOKLET PROVIDES THE GOALS AND REGULATIONS OF THE TEXAS ADULT PROBATION COMMISSION SO THAT ADULT PROBATION DECISIONMAKERS CAN ESTABLISH A COMPREHENSIVE SET OF OBJECTIVES FOR THEIR INDIVIDUAL DEPARTMENTS.
Abstract: OBJECTIVES OF THE STANDARDS INCLUDE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF COMMUNITY BASED ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS, UNIFORM PROBATION ADMINISTRATION STANDARDS, A STATEWIDE STATISTICAL INFORMATION SERVICE, A SERVICE CENTER, AND AN ONGOING STUDY OF PROBATION METHODS. OTHER OBJECTIVES INCLUDE MAKING PROBATION EFFECTIVE, ENCOURAGING COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND INSERVICE TRAINING, AND IMPROVING THE SELF-IMAGE OF PROBATION PERSONNEL. ADMINISTRATION STANDARDS COVER PUBLIC PROTECTION, COMMUNITY EDUCATION, PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE, ADMINISTRATIVE MANUAL, JOB DESCRIPTION, ENTRY LEVEL SALARY, AUTOMOBILE AND PER DIEM ALLOWANCES, RECORDS, BUDGET, AUDITS, ANNUAL REPORT, ETHICS, EXTRADITION, PROBATIONER TRANSFER, PRESENTENCE CAPABILITY, AND EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY. PROBATION OFFICER RULES COVER ELIGIBILITY, TRAINING, PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP IN APPROPRIATE ORGANIZATIONS, AND CONFERENCES. SUPERVISION STANDARDS INCLUDE PRESENTENCE QUALITY, SENTENCING, COURT ATTENDANCE, INITIAL INTERVIEW, CASE RECORDS, CONFIDENTIALITY, VIOLATIONS, AND INCARCERATION REPORTS. PROGRAM STANDARDS COVER CASE WORK ORIENTATION, COMMUNITY RESOURCES, REFERRAL PROCEDURES, PROBATIONER INFORMATION AND SERVICES, COOPERATIVE EFFORTS, LOCAL REGIONAL PLANNING, PROGRAM PLANNING, VOLUNTEERS, AND VICTIMS. STANDARDS FOR FACILITIES INCLUDE MINIMUM FACILITIES, LOCATION, SATELLITE OFFICES, AND CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. FISCAL STANDARDS COVER REQUESTED INFORMATION, STATE AID DEPOSIT, FEE DEPOSIT AND RESTRICTIONS, AVAILABLE RECORDS, DISTRIBUTION, AND FEES FOR FISCAL SERVICES. THERE ARE ALSO CASELOAD, EQUIPMENT AND FUNDING STANDARDS. ARTICLES FROM THE TEXAS CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, A MAP, LIST OF DEPARTMENTS, AND A CROSS INDEX ARE INCLUDED. (JLF)
Index Term(s): Alternatives to institutionalization; Probation or parole decisionmaking; Probation or parole officers; Probationers; Standards; Texas
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