Douglas County Juvenile Probation Department in Minden Nevada. A Division of the Ninth Judicial District Court.
Mission Statement Under the jurisdiction of the Ninth Judicial District Court, the Douglas County Juvenile Probation Department commits to the prevention and treatment of delinquent behaviors with a strong emphasis on community protection and the needs of youth and families.
Juvenile Probation Officers Juvenile Probation Officers serve the court by:
Assessing offenders for appropriate levels of supervision
To providing multiple opportunity for offenders to develop skills and competencies
Supporting victim’s rights
Providing structure and accountability to the delinquent caseload
Coordinating referral services
Reintegrating youth into their community
Providing the necessary level of intervention to protect the community
Enforcing all court-ordered sanctions
The juvenile probation department delivers a strength based accountability driven probation system while offering support and assistance to youth and families at any level of concern.
Juvenile Probation is a public safety service involving one or more of the following programs:
Drug and Alcohol Testing
Suicide Risk Assessment
Four levels of probation supervision
Behavioral and Mental Health Intervention
School Based Probation
Day and Evening Reporting
Individual, Group, and Family Counseling
Adventure Based Counseling
Juvenile detention is a public safety service involving 24 hour supervision of juvenile detainees in a secure detention environment. Other services provided through the juvenile detention system include:
Acute Mental Health Intervention
The mission of the Douglas County Juvenile Detention Facility is to provide a safe and secure temporary holding facility for youth adjudicated, pending adjudication/disposition, or Court ordered within the Juvenile Court. Policy ensures the appropriate detention of youth in a secure setting in compliance with Nevada Revised Statute, PREA requirements, and the state wide Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative guidelines.