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Title 33 : Human Services


Subchapter 004 : PROBATION

(Cite as: 33 V.S.A. § 5266)
  • § 5266. Summons, apprehension, and prehearing placement of juvenile probationer

    At any time before the discharge of a juvenile probationer or the termination of the period of probation:

    (1) The court may summon the juvenile to appear before it or may issue an order for the juvenile's apprehension and placement in a detention or treatment facility.

    (2) Any juvenile probation officer may apprehend a juvenile probationer or may authorize any officer to do so by giving the officer a written statement setting forth that the juvenile has, in the judgment of the juvenile probation officer, violated a condition of probation. The written statement delivered with the juvenile by the apprehending officer to the supervisor of the juvenile detention or treatment facility or residential program to which the juvenile is brought for prehearing placement shall be sufficient authority for maintaining the juvenile in the facility or residential program.

    (3) Any juvenile probationer apprehended or placed in accordance with the provisions of this chapter shall have no right of action against the juvenile probation officer or any other person because of such apprehension or placement. (Added 2007, No. 185 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2009; amended 2011, No. 3, § 94, eff. Feb. 17, 2011.)