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Amador County CA Juvenile Detention Center

County Juvenile

Last Updated: May 01, 2020
810 Court St, Jackson, CA 95642

Amador County CA Juvenile Detention Center is for County Juvenile offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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Amador County CA Juvenile Detention Center basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 209-223-6470

The Amador County CA Juvenile Detention Center is a medium to low-security detention center located at 810 Court St Jackson, CA that is operated locally by the Juvenile Justice Department and holds youths awaiting the determination of punishment for the crimes which they are accused. Most of the adolescents are here for less than two years.

The Amador County Probation Department provides detention, supervision and alternative custody services for all juvenile offenders within its jurisdiction.

Officers are assigned a case after a referral has been made to the Amador County Probation Department by a law enforcement agency. Officers evaluate those cases for appropriate action. Action can range from a case being closed with no further action taken to a referral to the Amador County District Attorney for prosecution. Those cases, if the juvenile offender is placed on probation, will be supervised by a Probation Officer. The Amador County Probation Department attempts to have the original officer who evaluates a case supervise a case until the case is terminated.

Additionally, the Amador County Probation Department participates in attendance monitoring with the Amador County Unified School District in an attempt to address truancy issues before truants come into contact with the juvenile justice system.

The Amador County Probation Department also participates in the Peer Court program sponsored by the Amador County Superior Court. Certain low level juvenile offenders are diverted into the Peer Court program where a jury of their peers is charged with determining their fate. Peer attorneys paired with mentor attorneys are charged with presenting cases to the jury. Issues regarding particular facts of a case is not the focus of the Peer Court. Peer Court takes place once a month at night during the school year.

It is a goal of the Amador County Probation Department to address juvenile delinquency issues at the lowest level possible with the hope positive behavior change is achieved. This not only keeps families healthy and in some cases intact, but also saves tax payer dollars in that juvenile offenders requiring higher levels of supervision are pinpointed for services that can/will have the greatest positive impact upon their lives.

Probation Officers use an evidence based needs/risk assessment tool to help guide them when making supervision decisions.

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Juvenile facilities overseen by Amador County do not publish the names of the offenders housed in their facility. As such, there is no public forum for this information.

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Visitation Information

Visitation for a county or regional juvenile facility is limited to immediate family only. Mother, father, sisters, and brothers are allowed. The visitation rules are very strict, we suggest reaching out to the staff to get their specific limitations.

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