Department of Probation Programs and Services
Agency services include the preparation of pre-sentence investigations and reports for the criminal courts and the supervision of criminals sentenced to probation. Investigation and supervision functions are also provided for criminals released from the jail by the Local Conditional Release Commission. Intake, investigation and supervision services are provided for Family Court. Many discretionary services for pretrial and alternative sentencing are also provided. This county probation department participates in PINS (Person In Need of Supervision).
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|Albany County ROR/RUS|
Agency services include assessment, bail expediting, court advocacy and pretrial release services.
|Employment Services Unit (ESU)|
This unit applies a unique approach to creating safer communities and reducing offender recidivism by helping to prepare individuals who are under probation supervision to enter and remain in the workforce.
|Intensive Supervision Program|
The Intensive Supervision Program (ISP) is an Alternative to Incarceration provided to superior courts and Local Conditional Release Commissions by participating probation departments.
In conjunction with the latest professionally recognized probation practices, the Ignition Interlock Program provides Probation Officers with an invaluable tool to help ensure compliance with the law and probation conditions.
Albany County Probation Department maintains a Probation Intern Program in order to help qualified area students obtain a basic overall knowledge of Probation Services and how these services are provided to our clients, the courts and the community.
|JCAB Program Seeking Volunteers|
|The Albany County Probation Department is currently seeking volunteers for their Juvenile Community Accountability Board(JCAB) Program. Expanding to the Bethlehem, Guilderland and Watervliet areas.
|Juvenile Community Accountability Board|
JCAB seeks to help juveniles understand the impact crime has on the community, and provide them an opportunity to repair the harm they have caused.
Providing juvenile intake, screening, assessment and diversion services in lieu of immediate Family Court referrals.
|Pretrial Release Services|
This program began operation in 1985. This project provides all criminal court clients, initially unable to post bail, the opportunity to be interviewed to determine eligibility for release from jail.
Agency services include the preparation of pre-sentence investigations and reports for the criminal courts and the supervision of criminals sentenced to probation.