* Other includes all segments less than 1% of the total. Negative segments are not shown.
� Trust Funds Depleting � Adult Trust funds have
been depleted in an effort to retain and train
existing staff, and to increase staffing to an
appropriate level given new mandates, particularly
within the pretrial and investigations units.
� End of Grants � Several grants (MIOCR, JRI,
Proud Parenting) have ended and there have been
few new grant opportunities. While Probation is
pursuing several grants for the upcoming fiscal
year, these funds are not a consistent funding
source on which to plan.
� Pretrial Increasing in Volume & Costs � SB 10
Bail Reform is on hold pending a referendum in
November 2020. Over the past five years, our
average daily pretrial population has increased
more than 200%, yet our dedicated staffing has only
� Electronic Monitoring Costs Increasing �
Increasing reliance on electronic monitoring as a
component of pretrial monitoring has increased
costs. Spending has nearly tripled since 2015-16.
� Increasing Access to Services � To improve the
fragmented service continuum, Probation plans to
continue building provider capacity to support our
criminally justice involved population.
� Specialty Courts � Specialty courts improve
community supervision but are difficult to staff.
� Increasing Short-Term Residential Treatment
Placements - Out-of-home placement orders have
increased, highlighting the need to increase
culturally relevant services, trauma-informed
interventions and treatment practices in the
� Lack of Resource Family Homes - Probation will
continue to increase efforts at resource family
recruitment as there are no families identified for
this challenging to place population.
� Increasing Placement Length of Stays � The
average length of stay in Juvenile Hall for youth
awaiting out of home placement continues to rise,
with the average waiting time of 17 days in 2018.
The composition of youth in detention has changed
as the overall population has dropped. Only youth
with the highest risk factors are held in detention.
Staff assess individual needs and provide services
toward reentry goals that assist in reducing
recidivism and increasing public safety.
� Facility Deferred Maintenance � In achieving
Juvenile Hall goals, the department struggles with
recurring and costly maintenance repairs to the 50+
year old facility.
� Facility Exercise & Programming Space Needs �
Juvenile Hall is challenged to meet the exercise
needs of detained youth in the absence of an allweather gymnasium.
� Meeting Title 15 Mandates � Title 15 mandates
dictate the number, gender and training of staff.
Despite the reduction in population, Juvenile Hall is
required to keep staffing levels and sustain
sufficient staff to meet the individual programming
needs of the youth detained.
For additional information please see the full budget document