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Reforms show results, juvenile justice officials say

...to also provide space for a probation officer. That way, the two can share...Now, they can work with that probation officer."That alone has reduced the...district pioneered having a probation officer on campus when he was a local...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-13/reforms-show-results-j
New alternative school principal won't seek student busing

...Department of Juvenile Justice had agreed to put probation officers onto the bus and into the community center hubs...end later than 6 p.m., which were hours the probation officers could not manage.Although Juvenile Court offered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-11/new-alternative-school-pr
Commission votes no on property tax increase

...taxes on a $150,000 home. The increase was anticipated to generate $7.9 million.Carol Pender, a retired probation officer, urged the commission to look within departments to trim the "fat.""You wonder why people move to Aiken and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-19/commission-votes-no-prop
Ex-school janitor admits sex charges

...of undress, or possess any pornographic matter. He must submit to polygraph examinations, and he must seek his probation officer's permission before moving or taking a job, Padgett ordered. Price must also undergo evaluation and any necessary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-17/ex-school-janitor-admits-sex
Bond revoked for firearms dealer facing federal charges

...DeBow's dealership.And on June 30, federal probation officers went to Debow's Ponderosa Trading Co. and found...DeBow, according to the judge's order, told the probation officers that he intended to expand his business by adding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-07/bond-revoked-firearms-
Audit finds problems with private probation operations

...period.If a probationer becomes non-compliant, a probation office can request an arrest warrant. Auditors found probation officers seeking warrants for non-payment but not for other significant non-compliance with probation terms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-25/audit-finds-problems-p
Many reforms are under way in private probation industry

...are used to threaten probationers, the fact is a percentage of offenders will not comply with their sentences. Probation officers are required to inform offenders of the potential consequences of noncompliance ? usually incarceration ? but calling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-05-10/many-reforms-are
Georgia Legislature passes private probation bill

...and incarceration.Craig found that Georgia law did not give private probation companies the same powers as state probation officers who supervise people convicted of felonies. He ruled that the private firms could not supervise electronic monitoring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-20/georgia-legislature-pa
UGA players won't miss playing time for arrests

...one by one about details of the program. She told them they will not be on probation but will be supervised by a probation officer.The four players were charged with "double-dipping" student stipend checks issued by the University of Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-06/uga-players-wont-miss-playin
Principal Frazier has option for alternative school busing

...would not finish dropping students home until after 6 p.m.The Department of Juvenile Justice has agreed to put probation officers on the bus and in the community centers to monitor the students, but Fletcher said they would not be able to work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-21/principal-frazier-has-opt