The administrator shall, in any county or judicial district in the state, appoint or designate one or more persons of good character to serve as probation counselors during the pleasure of the administrator. The probation counselor shall:
All probation counselors shall possess all the powers conferred upon sheriffs and police officers to serve process and make arrests of juveniles under their supervision for the violation of any state law or county or city ordinance.
The administrator may, in any county or judicial district in the state, appoint one or more persons who shall have charge of detention rooms or houses of detention.
The probation counselors and persons appointed to have charge of detention facilities shall each receive compensation which shall be fixed by the legislative authority of the county, or in cases of joint counties, judicial districts of more than one county, or joint judicial districts such sums as shall be agreed upon by the legislative authorities of the counties affected, and such persons shall be paid as other county officers are paid.
The administrator is hereby authorized, and to the extent possible is encouraged to, contract with private agencies existing within the community for the provision of services to youthful offenders and youth who have entered into diversion agreements pursuant to.
The administrator shall establish procedures for the collection of fines assessed under *and for the payment of the fines into the county general fund.
*Reviser's note:was amended by 2015 c 265 § 25, deleting subsection (2)(d).
Effective date-2004 c 120: See note following.
Short title-1995 c 312: See note following.
Effective date-Severability-1979 c 155: See notes following.
Effective dates-Severability-1977 ex.s. c 291: See notes following.