Offenders don't stay
in one place.
Why should their cases?
7. Providing funding
to enable juvenile courts and juvenile probation offices to be more
effective and efficient in holding juvenile offenders accountable and
Utilizing an automated integrated
case management system, probation officers will be equipped with better
information to make better decisions with offenders he/she supervises.
As offenders are monitored on probation many events can be recorded
concerning their compliance with court orders. Each offender’s
compliance, or the lack there of, can be more readily ascertained with
the use of an automated case management information system.
The CMS application has the ability to create templates and populate
information in a document (i.e., court report) with information
contained in a database thereby, expediting the composition of
documents. This not only saves each officer time, but also creates more
consistent and complete documentation as a result of the information
being recorded in the system.
Hand held computers that integrate with a probation case management
information system provide the freedom to probation officers to manage
their cases whenever and wherever they happen to be.
Identification is enhanced through the use of a Case Management System.
Persons working with a Case Management information system would have
ready access to images, demographics, address (current and historic),
An integrated system can provide information sharing between the
entities that work with youth in the community: school districts, law
enforcement, prosecutors, treatment providers, etc. When the persons
who work with youth in the community all have the ability to share
information, each of the parties are more informed.