Nebraska Revised Statute 29-2246

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29-2246. Terms, defined.

For purposes of the Nebraska Probation Administration Act and sections 43-2,123.01 and 83-1,102 to 83-1,104, unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) Association means the Nebraska District Court Judges Association;

(2) Court means a district court, county court, or juvenile court as defined in section 43-245;

(3) Office means the Office of Probation Administration;

(4) Probation means a sentence under which a person found guilty of a crime upon verdict or plea or adjudicated delinquent or in need of special supervision is released by a court subject to conditions imposed by the court and subject to supervision;

(5) Probationer means a person sentenced to probation;

(6) Probation officer means an employee of the system who supervises probationers and conducts presentence, predisposition, or other investigations as may be required by law or directed by a court in which he or she is serving or performs such other duties as authorized pursuant to section 29-2258, except unpaid volunteers from the community;

(7) Juvenile probation officer means any probation officer who supervises probationers of a separate juvenile court;

(8) Juvenile intake probation officer means an employee of the system who is called upon by a law enforcement officer in accordance with section 43-250 to make a decision regarding the furtherance of a juvenile's detention;

(9) Chief probation officer means the probation officer in charge of a probation district;

(10) System means the Nebraska Probation System;

(11) Administrator means the probation administrator; and

(12) Non-probation-based program or service means a program or service established within the district, county, or juvenile courts and provided to individuals not sentenced to probation who have been charged with or convicted of a crime for the purpose of diverting the individual from incarceration or to provide treatment for issues related to the individual's criminogenic needs. Non-probation-based programs or services include, but are not limited to, drug court programs and problem solving court programs established pursuant to section 24-1302 and the treatment of problems relating to substance abuse, mental health, sex offenses, or domestic violence.