(730 ILCS 110/9b)
(from Ch. 38, par. 204-1b)
For the purposes of this Act, the words and phrases
described in this Section have the meanings designated in this Section,
except when a particular context clearly requires a different meaning.
(1) "Division" means the Division of Probation
Services of the
(2) "Department" means a probation or court
services department that
provides probation or court services and such
other related services
assigned to it by the circuit court or by law.
(3) "Probation Officer" means a person
employed full time in a probation
or court services department providing services to a court under this Act
or the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. A probation
officer includes detention
staff, non-secure group home staff and management personnel who meet
minimum standards established by the Supreme
Court and who are hired under the direction of the circuit court. These
probation officers are judicial employees
designated on a circuit wide or
county basis and compensated by the appropriate county board or boards.
(4) "Basic Services" means the number of personnel determined by the
Division as necessary to comply with adult, juvenile, and
detention services workload standards
and to operate authorized programs of intermediate sanctions, intensive
public or community service, intake services, secure detention services,
non-secure group home services and home confinement.
(5) "New or Expanded Services" means personnel necessary to operate
pretrial programs, victim and restitution programs, psychological services,
drunk driving programs, specialized caseloads, community resource
coordination programs, and other programs designed to generally improve the
quality of probation and court services.
(6) "Individualized Services and Programs" means individualized services
provided through purchase of service agreements with individuals,
specialists, and local public or private agencies providing non-residential
services for the rehabilitation of adult and juvenile offenders as an
alternative to local or state incarceration.
(7) "Jurisdiction" means the geographical area of authority of a
probation department as designated by the chief judge of
each circuit court under Section 15 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 89-198, eff. 7-21-95.)