NRS 213.1071 thru NRS 213.1079 – Overview of the Powers and Duties Vested in the Division of Parole and Probation
The stated mission of the Division of Parole and Probation of the Department of Public Safety is to enhance community safety while assisting the Parole Board, and thus the Courts, by supervising offenders and helping them to reintegrate into society successfully.
History of the Division of Parole and Probation
This is an overview of how the Division of Parole and Probation first came to fruition in Nevada and how it has changed throughout the years.
Leadership Hierarchy of the Division of Parole and Probation
The Division is composed of the Chief Parole Officer. That’s it. In fact, from 1945 until 1954, the Parole Department consisted only of the Chief. It wasn’t until the Department was expanded to include care of the probationers that four other officers were added. After being divided into three districts in 1959 and a fourth in 1965, the Legislature finally authorized the addition of nine more officers to the Department.
Nick Wooldridge has a long track record of representing clients accused of serious federal and state crimes in Nevada.
About the Chief of the Division
The Chief of the Division in 2019 is Natalie Wood. Being the Chief Parole and Probation Officer, her duties are to manage all the Division services, activities, and the Division itself. She has the authority to:
Common Questions About Parole and Probation in Nevada
Do parolees have to pay fees?
What happens if a parolee cannot pay?
When I initially met with Mr. Wooldridge, he took the opportunity to sit and go over my problem with me. He described details in my case which he found disturbing and explained why he I should have him on my side.
Are there different levels of supervision?
How does someone get court-ordered counseling?
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