2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:168-11 - Powers And Duties Of Probation Officers

NJ Rev Stat § 2A:168-11 (2016) What's This?

2A:168-11. Powers and duties of probation officers
Probation officers shall have the powers of constables in the execution of their duties. The duties of probation officers shall be, among others:

a. To make such investigations and reports under sections 2A:168-3 and 2A:168-13 of this title as may be required by the judge or judges of any court having jurisdiction within the county for which the officer is appointed;

b. To receive under their supervision, on request of the court having jurisdiction, any person ordered to pay any sum for alimony or support in an order or judgment entered in a matrimonial action;

c. To receive under supervision any person placed on probation by any court within the county for which the officer is appointed;

d. To collect from persons under their supervision such payments as may be ordered by the court so to be made, and disburse the money so received under the direction of the court;

e. To furnish each person under their supervision with a statement of the conditions of his probation and to instruct him regarding them;

f. To keep detailed records of all the work done;

g. To keep accurate and complete accounts of all money collected and disbursed, and to give and obtain receipts therefor; and

h. To make such reports to the courts as they may require.

L.1951 (1st SS), c.344.

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