Juvenile probation officers
- powers and duties
(1)A juvenile probation officer appointed pursuant to section 19-2.5-1406 shall investigate and keep written records of such investigations as the court may direct.
(2)When a juvenile is placed on probation, the juvenile probation officer shall give the juvenile a written statement of the terms and conditions of the juvenile’s probation and shall explain fully the terms and conditions to the juvenile, unless the court gave and explained the statement to the juvenile pursuant to section 19-2.5-1108.
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(a)Each juvenile probation officer shall keep informed as to the condition and conduct of each juvenile placed under the juvenile probation officer’s supervision and shall report to the court as directed.
(b)Each juvenile probation officer shall use all suitable methods, including counseling, to aid each juvenile under the juvenile probation officer’s supervision and shall perform such other duties in connection with the care and custody of juveniles as the court may direct.
(c)Each juvenile probation officer shall keep complete records of all work done, as well as complete accounts of all money collected from those under supervision.
(4)A juvenile probation officer, for the purpose of performing the juvenile probation officer’s duties, has all the powers of a peace officer, as described in sections 16-2.5-101 and 16-2.5-138.
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(a)When a juvenile probation officer learns that a juvenile under the juvenile probation officer’s supervision has changed residence to another county, temporarily or permanently, the juvenile probation officer shall immediately notify the court.
(b)If, after the court is notified pursuant to subsection (5)(a) of this section, the court determines that it is in the best interest of the juvenile to transfer jurisdiction to the court in the county in which the juvenile resides or is to reside, the court shall immediately notify such court and shall enter an order transferring jurisdiction to such court. The court transferring jurisdiction pursuant to this subsection (5)(b) shall transmit all documents and legal and social records, or certified copies thereof, to the receiving court, together with the order transferring jurisdiction. The receiving court shall proceed with the case as if the petition had been originally filed in said court.
Section 19-2.5-1107 — Juvenile probation officers - powers and duties,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-19.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).