23A-48-2 Methods used in adult probation supervision.
Methods used in adult probation supervision.
Adult probation supervision shall
Use of a normed and validated risk and needs assessment measuring criminal risk factors,
specific individual needs and driving variable supervision levels;
Use of assessment results to guide targeted supervision responses consistent with
evidence-based practices as to the level of supervision and the practices used to reduce
Collateral and personal contacts, including unscheduled contacts, with the offender and
community and with a frequency consistent with the probationer's supervision level and
risk of re-offense, staying informed of the probationer's conduct, compliance with
conditions, and progress in community based intervention;
Use of adult probation change plans for each probationer assessed as medium-risk, high-risk or intensive risk to reoffend;
Use of an automated call-in system for each probationer assessed as administrative or low
risk to reoffend unless otherwise approved by the chief court services officer for the
judicial circuit; and
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Use of practical and suitable supervision methods that are consistent with evidence-based
practices to aid and encourage the probationer to improve his or her conduct and
circumstances and to reduce the risk of recidivism through the use of incentives and
rewards for positive behavior and swift and certain sanctions for noncompliance.
SL 2014, ch 256 (Supreme Court Rule 13-14, § 2), eff. Jan. 1, 2014.
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