New York City Department of Probation

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Department of Probation
NYC Probation patch.jpg
Probation Department patch
Department overview
Jurisdiction New York City
Department executive , Director of Probation
Key document Executive Law
Website www.nyc.gov/probation

The New York City Department of Probation is the department of the government of New York City responsible for providing supervision for adults and juveniles placed on probation by judges in the Supreme, Criminal, and Family courts.[1][2] In addition, Probation officers are responsible for preparing background reports that assist judges in determining appropriate sentences for adult offenders and juvenile delinquents. Its regulations are compiled in title 42 of the New York City Rules.

Probation Officers are New York State peace officers authorized to make warrantless arrests, carry handcuffs, OC spray, and a firearm on and off duty. Probation officers have peace officer status on and off duty.

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  1. ^ Executive Law § 255; "1. There is hereby created a department of probation in and for the city of New York to have charge of all probation work in the supreme, family and criminal courts in the counties of Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens and Richmond. 2. The head of such department shall be a director of probation appointed by the mayor of the city of New York to serve during the pleasure of the mayor. [...]"
  2. ^ http://www.nyc.gov/html/prob/html/about/message.shtml

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