Program/Project Name: Adult Probation—Job Creation
Funding Category: Improving Public Safety
Federal Grant Name: FY09 Recovery Act Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant
Programs Supported Through Funding: The funds will be applied to retention of Adult Probation Officers positions, otherwise eliminated by budget reductions.
Why Apply for this Grant?
Maintain current number of employees and continue to uphold the performance level of the unit, in order to fulfill the mission of providing justice and keeping the community safe.
Program Objectives: Retain Adult Probation Officers position that would have been lost due to budget reductions.
Use of Funds: Provide two additional officers to help decrease case load.
Quarterly Activities: The two Probation Officers have been assigned to General Supervision caseloads. They respectively supervise 146 and 158 offenders. They have maintained the mandatory training hours required by the State Board of Probation and Parole. and 158 offenders. They have maintained the mandatory training hours required by the State Board of Probation and Parole. They are required to have monthly contact with each offender under their supervision, to monitor conditions ordered by the court, and to attend and present cases before sentencing judges.
Actual # of FTE jobs created for the quarter*:
*In the City of Philadelphia’s quarterly federal report, also know as Section 1512 reports, jobs are calculated based on hours worked, instead of the number of people at work. It also looks only at jobs funded directly by the Recovery Act, and does not include jobs created indirectly. Direct jobs are counted quarterly and are not cumulative.