paints a vivid picture of how the deputy juvenile officer may wear many hats--visiting with the child and family at home, collecting information, providing informal legal advice, and then making recommendations for detention and disposition.
(178.) Delinquency and Clinical Services: Telephone List, supra note 176 (listing several deputy juvenile officers with title as "youth advocate").
Chief Deputy Juvenile Officer, 14th Judicial Circuit, Office of Juvenile Court Services, Missouri
He worked nine years as deputy juvenile officer, providing intensive supervision of children ages 13 to 17.
The principal of one Missouri school describes how the county hired "a deputy juvenile officer
[who is] assigned exclusively to the seven county schools" (p.
In larger jurisdictions, a chief juvenile officer--himself appointed and supervised by a judge or judges--hires deputy juvenile officers. See, e.g., Deputy Juvenile Officer job posting, 32nd Judicial Circuit (on file with author).
In those days, Deputy Juvenile Officers [DJOs] told me that the Judge established the criteria for which cases would be pursued.
Deputy Juvenile Officer, Clay County Family Court, Missouri
In addition to being a deputy juvenile officer, she holds a part-time position as a substitute teacher/homebound instructor for the Independence School District in Missouri.