The terms used in this chapter shall, in its interpretation and in the interpretation of other statutes, be defined as follows: No child shall be classified as drug-dependent who is dependent A upon a morphine-type substance as an incident to current medical treatment of a demonstrable physical disorder other than drug dependence, or B upon amphetamine-type, ataractic, barbiturate-type, hallucinogenic or other stimulant and depressant substances as an incident to current medical treatment of a demonstrable physical or psychological disorder, or both, other than drug dependence.
Frequently Asked Questions Q: After an offender is found guilty of committing a crime, the Court can suspend the sentence and place the offender under the supervision of a Probation Officer, or place the offender in a local jail or correctional institution, followed by a period of probation supervision.
While on probation, offenders must obey all laws and follow the specific orders issued by the Court.
What is the Difference between Probation and Parole? Probation is a condition of an offender's original Court sentence by the Judge. An offender can be sentenced to probation only and be required to follow any number of specific stipulations as outlined in the Court order. An offender may also be sentenced to jail time plus probation and also be required to fulfill specific stipulations demanded by the Court, including regular reporting to a Probation Officer.
The objective of the Intensive Supervision Unit is to protect the community, reduce recidivism, help rehabilitate, and divert juvenile and adult probationers from further involvement in crime. These objectives will be pursued by closely monitoring probationers and establishing relationships with the families and schools (for juveniles) involved and . Revised Page of. of. Intensive Probation Supervision, House Arrest, Electronic Monitoring, Restitution Orders and Shock Probation programs show that many do not achieve reduction in recidivism, corrections cost or prison use%(1).
Parole is a condition of early release for someone coming out of prison. I have been placed on probation. You will be required to report, in person, to the probation department on a regular basis, generally at least once a month.
Where do I go for probation appointments? What if I miss an appointment? Contact the probation department immediately explaining the reason for your absence and request a new reporting date. What if I receive a notice of a probation violation? You must report for the hearing on the date and time stated on the notice.
You are entitled to be represented by an attorney at the hearing and may request the appointment of counsel if you are unable to afford an attorney. What do I do if I change my address or telephone number? You must immediately provide the probation officer with written notice of your new address and telephone number as well as name change.
How does house arrest work? The defendant may leave only to go to work. The defendant wears an electronic monitor device to insure compliance. The SCRAM unit is an alcohol monitor worn on the defendant's ankle which measures alcohol intake through the defendant's pores.
The defendant is forbidden to drink while wearing the monitor and is under direct supervision of the court. How does ignition interlock work? How much does it costs? Ignition interlock is installed on the vehicle the defendant will be driving while under suspension. The defendant is taught how to breathe into the machine to make the vehicle start.
The driver must also periodically blow into the interlock machine which is installed on their vehicle. If any alcohol is detected on the driver's breath, the interlock machine will shut the car off. What does the Probation Department do to help offenders with alcohol and drug problems? The Probation Department, in conjunction with public and private providers, offers intensive alcohol and drug treatment to adults sentenced to such programs.
Those who fail to participate may be returned to Court for alternative sentences, including jail.District Attorneys Office • PO Box • Lexington, NC • () Intensive Probation and Parole Supervision. House Arrest/Curfew Monitoring – Monitors compliance with curfew and house arrest orders.
In addition to relieving jail overcrowding, electronic monitoring is an effective solution to help manage participants, both pretrial and sentenced, safely in the community.
ABOUT US. Dallas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the census, the population was 2,, It is the second-most populous county in Texas and the ninth-most populous in the United States. Under prior law, a curfew was a standard component of intensive supervision under G.S.
15A(5) (defining intensive supervision as probation that requires, among other things, “a specific period each day during which the offender must be at his or her residence”). House Arrest/Home Detention In this program, a client with at least 30 days remaining on his/her sentence (16 actual days to serve + eligible for ½ CTS pursuant to PC ) is allowed to remain at or return home under intensive supervision and monitoring.
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