2005 Audit
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2005 Audit

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Palm Beach County lmcuCriminal Justice Commission raicmioAnnual Monitoring Report n Mitgp Of Pride Misdemeanor Probation Services diserbnv October 1, 2004 – September 30, 2005 b2 S0 INDEX INDEX………………………………………………………………………………2 PROBATION ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERSHIP……………………………..3 HISTORY & AUDIT STATISTICS ON PRIDE OFFICES…………………..……4 PROBATIONER DEMOGRAPHICS…………………………………………...5-13 FINDINGS ………………………………………………………………………..14 PROBATIONER STATISTICS………………………………………………15 & 16 PRIDE PROGRESS…………………………………………………………..17 & 18 CONCLUSION……………………….……………………………………..…… ..18 Data for this report was collected by and collated into report form by CJC staff and presented to the Probation Advisory Board on February 16, 2006. 2 PURPOSE To monitor the County professional services contract with Pride Integrated Services, Inc., for the provision of misdemeanor probation services to Palm Beach County. Charles E. Burton/ Chairman MEMBERS Ted Booras/ State Attorney’s Office Virginia Cataldo/ U.S. Probation Steven A. Cohen/ Private Defense Attorney Theresa Corner/ Florida Dept. of Corrections Karen Heidtman/ Clerk & Comptroller’s Office Kay Oglesby/ Ex-Offender Reentry 3 John Riviera/ Assistant Public Defender PROBATION ADVISORY BOARD PRIDE MISDEMEANOR PROBATION SERVICES • In accordance ...

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Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission   Annual Monitoring Report Of  
 Pride Misdemeanor Probation Services  
October 1, 2004  September 30, 2005  
   INDEX    INDEX………………………………………………………………………………2   PROBATION ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERSHIP……………………………..3   HISTORY & AUDIT STATISTICS ON PRIDE OFFICES…………………..……4   PROBATIONER DEMOGRAPHICS…………………………………………...5-13   FINDINGS ………………………………………………………………………..14   PROBATIONER STATISTICS………………………………………………15 & 16   PRIDE PROGRESS…………………………………………………………..17 & 18   CONCLUSION……………………….……………………………………..…… ..18    Data for this report was collected by and collated into report form by CJC staff and presented to the Probation Advisory Board on February 16, 2006.  2
    PURPOSE  To monitor the County professional services contract with Pride Integrated Services, Inc., for the provision of misdemeanor probation services to Palm Beach County.     Charles E. Burton/ Chairman           
 
 
 
 MEMBERS  Ted Booras/ State Attorney’s Office       Virginia Cataldo/ U.S. Probation    Steven A. Cohen/ Private Defense Attorney                      Theresa Corner/ Florida Dept. of Corrections   Karen Heidtman/ Clerk & Comptroller’s Office         Kay Oglesby/ Ex-Offender Reentry  
  
 
 
 
 
  
 
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 John Riviera/ Assistant Public Defender                          PROBATION ADVISORY BOARD PRIDE MISDEMEANOR PROBATION SERVICES    In accordance with F.S. 948.15, the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) with approval of the Chief Judge is required to oversee the delivery of misdemeanor probation services for the 15 th Judicial Circuit County Court.   On December 7, 1993, the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners through a “Request for Proposal” (RFP) process and by resolution selected Pride Integrated Services, Inc., (Pride) as the provider of misdemeanor probation services to County Court.   A requirement in the Professional Services contract between the BCC and Pride was the creation of a Probation Advisory Board (PAB) to monitor and report annually to the BCC via the Criminal Justice Commission of their findings.   A total of 4891 probation clients were terminated during the monitoring period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005. A summary of the four Pride offices include:  1) West Palm Beach Office  A total of 3045 clients were terminated at this office during the above period.  2) Delray Beach Office  A total of 1057 clients were terminated at this office during the above period.  3) Lake Park Office  A total of 593 cases were terminated at this office during the above period.  4) Belle Glade Office  
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A total of 196 cases were terminated at this office during the above period.
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Age
Age Ranges
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1232
36-45
659
46-55
284
56+
17< 18-25 26-35 36-45 46-55 56+ Age Range= 14-84 *
 
  
1118, 23%
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3773, 77%
Gender
Male
Female
 
 
944, 19%
28, 1%
462, 9%*
3451, 71%
* Those who indicated their primary language as Spanish
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Race
White Black
Hispanic
Other
 
 
157, 3%
1576, 32%
453, 9%
1298, 27%
1407, 29%
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Education
<12th Grade 12th Grade 12> Tech School No Response
 
  
963, 20%
416, 9%
314, 6%
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3198, 65%
Employment
Employed Unemployed Other
No Response
 
341, 5%
1310, 21%
1015, 16%
1219, 20%
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2321, 38%
Present Charge
DUI Violence Traffic Drug Miscellaneous*
* Petty Theft, Retail Theft, Mischief, Trespassing, Resist Officer, Passing Worthless Checks