Volunteer Auxiliary Probation officers and 6th Division Court support staff in the Jack Jones Juvenile Justice Center.
Auxiliary probation officers not only provide individualized supervision of compliance with court orders, they mentor, encourage education, and promote positive relationships while emphasizing the necessity of becoming a productive member of society.
The Sixth Division Drug Court Auxiliary Probation Officer Program is a practical application of the juvenile justice goal to rehabilitate youthful offenders and help them become productive members of society. It follows then, that probation, the least restrictive sentencing alternative, when appropriate, is desirable and may be the most productive course of action.
Experience in Arkansas and other courts in the nation has shown that auxiliary probation officers provide a unique, effective, and personally rewarding approach to the juvenile justice process.
Accordingly, the court welcomes applications from service minded persons 20 years old and older who are willing to devote their time to making a difference in our community and in the lives of young people who need help.
Auxiliary probation officers receive formal probation officer training to familiarize them with court procedures, privacy concerns, legal requirements and other details to help them more effectively do their jobs. Those successfully completing the mandatory training are awarded certificates of completion and are designated as auxiliary probation officers of the court.
Applicants must meet program requirements to be designated as auxiliary probation officers. These requirements are:
Helping youthful offenders find their ways to productive living may just be the best long-term deterrent to crime. When the problem is solved before adulthood, our communities are well served.
Or you can drop by our office in the Jack Jones Juvenile Justice Center, 301 East Second Avenue in Pine Bluff. Or call our office at 870.541.5455 and ask for a form. We can mail or fax your form to you.
Return your completed form to our office by mail or drop it by. We will contact you quickly after receiving your form. The time to act is now.