City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 03
Chapter 03.01A
Section 03.01A.710

Title 03 Administration and Personnel

Chapter 03.01A Executive and Administrative Organization

Article IV. Court Services

Section 03.01A.710 Probation
  1. The probation department supervises offenders place on probation by the municipal court to ensure compliance with court orders, supervises conditions of pre-trial release, refers offenders to various community agencies for programs, facilitates evidence based programs proven to reduce re-offense, conducts pre and post sentence investigations, conducts financial screening for public defense services, and works with law enforcement and community agencies to promote offender compliance and rehabilitation and promote victim and community safety. 

  2. The person responsible for the administrative oversight and day-to-day management of the probation department is appointed by presiding judge of the municipal court upon a majority vote of judges present at a regularly scheduled judges’ meeting.

Date Passed: Monday, April 25, 2016

Effective Date: Thursday, June 9, 2016

ORD C35382 Section 1