2021 Wyoming Statutes
Title 14 - Children
Chapter 6 - Juveniles
Article 3 - Juvenile Probation
Section 14-6-301 - Definitions.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 14-6-301 (2021)

14-6-301. Definitions.

(a) As used in W.S. 14-6-301 through 14-6-314:

(i) "Department" means the department of family services;

(ii) "Home leave" means a form of temporary release for a youth from an institution, which is subject to conditions imposed by the institution or juvenile court of jurisdiction;

(iii) "Institution" means the Wyoming boys' school, Wyoming girls' school and any other state institution, including a youth correctional facility operated by a private entity in which a Wyoming youth is placed pursuant to W.S. 14-6-201 through 14-6-252;

(iv) "Peace officer" means as defined by W.S. 7-2-101(a)(iv);

(v) "Probation" means a legal status created by court order following an adjudication of delinquency, a status offense or in need of supervision, where a child is permitted to remain in the child's home subject to supervision by a city, county or state probation officer, the department of family services or other qualified private organization the court may designate. A child is subject to return to the court for violation of the terms or conditions of probation provided for in the court order;

(vi) "Probation officer" means a department of family services employee assigned and trained in the performance of probation supervision services pursuant to department rules and regulations, or a local, county or private agency assigned by a juvenile court to perform probation supervision services;

(vii) "Probationer" means an adjudicated youth granted probation by the sentencing juvenile court;

(viii) "Intensive supervision program" means a program established under W.S. 14-6-309 which allows participants to live or work in the community under close supervision methods.

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