Juvenile Diversion officers investigate first-time and less serious 601 and 602 Welfare
and Institution Code referrals, providing short-term intervention, risk assessment,
information and referral.
Juvenile Intake officers investigate 601 and 602 Welfare and Institution Code referrals,
and provide court services including preparation of dispositional reports regarding
circumstances of an offense and the offender's background and criminal history. They also
monitor informal cases pursuant to section 654 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
Juvenile Field officers provide community safety and protection and offender
rehabilitation by supervising wards of the court and enforcing court orders. They strive
to strengthen the family unit whenever possible and stress accountability through
community corrections partnerships with schools, mental health, law enforcement officials
and community agencies.
Juvenile Home Supervision
Juvenile Home Supervision officers provide court-ordered intensive supervision (with or
without electronic monitoring) of juveniles pending court hearings or in lieu of detention
in Juvenile Hall.
Juvenile Placement Services
The Juvenile Placement Officer arranges placement of wards in residential treatment
programs and foster homes, monitors their progress, and develops case plans for their return home.