Juvenile Probation Services

Goals

  • To act as officers of the Superior Court in Administering court-ordered mandates for the accountability of the offender in juvenile delinquency and incorrigible issues.
  • To prescribe and monitor treatment strategies for the rehabilitation of juveniles accused of a delinquent act or status offense in Navajo County.
  • To act as a resource to parents, schools, law enforcement, and other agencies, and the community when dealing with juvenile matters.
  • To collect data in a timely and accurate manner for dissemination to the Arizona Supreme Court to conform with grant funding contracts and administrative orders.
  • To determine the risk of a juvenile to the community and to supervise the child within the parameters of the accepted policies and procedures of the department for the safety and good of the community.
  • To determine the needs of a juvenile when referred to the department and to allocate resources (as applicable and based on availability) to fulfill (when possible) the assessed needs.
  • To enhance personal skills and improve competencies of juvenile offenders for adjustment into society-at-large.
  • To operate a juvenile detention center to meet each individual detainee's nutritional, emotional, spiritual, education, recreational, hygienic, and physical needs while detained.