View of the Reno Sparks night skyline from Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
View of the Reno Sparks night skyline from Rancho San Rafael Regional Park

PROBATION UNITS

Elizabeth Florez
Division Director

Taryn Bjelke- Program Manager
Christine Eckles - Program Manager
Mike Wright - Program Manager

Juvenile Probation Services utilizes Diversion, Informal Supervision, Sole Sanctions and Formal Court processing to serve the youth and families of our community.

Intake Assessment Unit (IAU):   Processes and evaluates youth committing low level misdemeanor offenses. 1st time offenders are generally seen by this unit.

Probation Assessment Unit (PAU):  Processes and evaluates youth not currently on probation committing criminal offenses. Youth committing gross misdemeanors and felonies are usually assessed by this unit.

Diversion Unit: Oversees youth through the use of informal supervision practices. The primary goal is to divert youth from formal court by utilizing various community based sanctions and services.

Compliance Units: Comprised of 3 regions responsible for the supervision of youth and enforcement of court orders. Youth in this unit are on formal supervision.

Gang Unit: Specialized unit providing supervision and services to identified gang members. Collaborates with the Regional Gang Unit.

Sex Offender Unit: Specialized unit providing specific assessment and supervision of juvenile sex offense cases.

CSYC/APYC Unit: Specialized unit responsible for the supervision of youth court ordered to China Springs / Aurora Pines Youth Camps.  The officers along with the Children's Cabinet work to provide re-entry services for youth sent to CSYC/AP.

Mental Health Unit: Specialized unit providing assessment and supervision to youth in need of Mental Health Services.

Incline Village: Probation Officer assigned to handle a range of cases and provide more accessible services to the Incline area.

Probation Services contact number:  775-325-7801