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RENSSELAER COUNTY FELONY DIVERSION

Laura Bauer, Acting Probation Director

500 Broadway
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 270- 8440 FAX (518) 273-8101

Supervising Agency :

Rensselaer County Probation Department

This program provides supervision and treatment for felony offenders who are eligible for probation and who would otherwise be committed to an incarcerative sentence with the NYS Department of Correctional Services (DOCS). The goal of this project is to reduce the number of DOCS commitments made in this county on an annual basis, for those non-violent offenders who could be appropriately managed in the community, with a system of graduated sanctions and service. The project provides day reporting or day treatment services, electronic monitoring, intensive supervision and other forms of offender control to ensure his or her law-abiding behavior and satisfaction of the court ordered conditions of release, such as restitution, community service and participation in substance abuse treatment.


RENSSELAER COUNTY INTENSIVE SUPERVISION PROGRAM

Laura Bauer, Acting Probation Director

500 Broadway
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 270- 8440 FAX (518) 273-8101

Supervising Agency :

Rensselaer County Probation Department

This program began operation in 1979. The Intensive Supervision Program (ISP) is an Alternative to Incarceration operation provided to superior courts and Local Conditional Release Commissions by participating probation departments. ISP offers a credible sentencing and community supervision option for offenders who would otherwise be incarcerated. Agency services provided are primarily eligibility assessments, court ordered restrictions, monitoring, field supervision and intensive supervision.


RENSSELAER COUNTY PRETRIAL SERVICES

Wayne P. D'Arcy, Probation Supervisor

403 Fulton Street, Suite 21
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 274-9159 FAX (518) 274-9231

Supervising Agency :

Rensselaer County Probation Department
Laura Bauer, Acting Probation Director

This is a combined Pretrial Services and Day Reporting Program that provides a number of services on site, such as employment, job placement and group counseling. Additionally, a representative from the Capital District Treatment Alternatives to Street Crime (TASC) program provides evaluations and referrals for drug or alcoholism treatment.


RENSSELAER COUNTY PROBATION DEPARTMENT

Laura Bauer, Acting Probation Director

500 Broadway
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 270- 8440 FAX (518) 273-8101

This is an agency of county government. Agency services include the preparation of pre-sentence investigations and reports for the criminal courts and the supervision of offenders sentenced to probation. Investigation and supervision functions are also provided for criminals released from jail by the Local Conditional Release Commission. Intake, investigation and supervision services are provided for Family Court. Many discretionary services for pretrial and alternative sentencing are also provided.



RENSSELAER COUNTY WORK ORDER PROGRAM

Philip W. Liebener, Acting Director

4000 Main Street
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 270-5448 FAX (518) 270-5452

Supervising Agency:

Rensselaer County Office of the Sheriff
Jack Mahar, Sheriff
(518) 270-5448

This program began operation in 1988. Agency services are primarily assessment, community
service, court ordered restrictions and field supervision for convicted non-violent adult
offenders who have court mandated orders to complete unpaid work. This agency also
refers clients for counseling, educational services and job placement assistance.