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29-2258. District probationofficer; duties; powers.A district probation officershall:(1) Conduct juvenile intake interviews and investigationsin accordance with section 43-253 utilizing a standardized juvenile detentionscreening instrument described in section 43-260.01;(2) Make presentence and other investigations, as may be requiredby law or directed by a court in which he or she is serving;(3) Supervise probationers in accordance with the rules andregulations of the office and the directions of the sentencing court;(4) Advise the sentencing court, in accordance with the NebraskaProbation Administration Act and such rules and regulations of the office,of violations of the conditions of probation by individual probationers;(5) Advise the sentencing court, in accordance with the rulesand regulations of the office and the direction of the court, when the situationof a probationer may require a modification of the conditions of probationor when a probationer's adjustment is such as to warrant termination of probation;(6) Provide each probationer with a statement of the periodand conditions of his or her probation;(7) Whenever necessary, exercise the power of arrest or temporary custody as providedin section 29-2262.08 or 29-2266;(8) Establish procedures for the direction and guidance ofdeputy probation officers under his or her jurisdiction and advise such officersin regard to the most effective performance of their duties;(9) Supervise and evaluate deputy probation officers underhis or her jurisdiction;(10) Delegate such duties and responsibilities to a deputyprobation officer as he or she deems appropriate;(11) Make such reports as required by the administrator, thejudges of the probation district in which he or she serves, or the SupremeCourt;(12) Keep accurate and complete accounts of all money or propertycollected or received from probationers and give receipts therefor;(13) Cooperate fully with and render all reasonable assistanceto other probation officers;(14) In counties with a population of less than twenty-fivethousand people, participate in pretrial diversion programs established pursuantto sections 29-3601 to 29-3604 and juvenile pretrial diversion programs establishedpursuant to sections 43-260.02 to 43-260.07 as requested by judges of theprobation district in which he or she serves, except that participation insuch programs shall not require appointment of additional personnel and shallbe consistent with the probation officer's current caseload;(15) Participate, at the direction of the probation administratorpursuant to an interlocal agreement which meets the requirements of section 29-2255, in non-probation-based programs and services;(16) Perform such other duties not inconsistent with the NebraskaProbation Administration Act or the rules and regulations of the office asa court may from time to time direct; and(17) Exercise all powers and perform all duties necessaryand proper to carry out his or her responsibilities. SourceLaws 1971, LB 680, § 13; Laws 1979, LB 536, § 8; Laws 1986, LB 529, § 40; Laws 2001, LB 451, § 4; Laws 2003, LB 43, § 10; Laws 2005, LB 538, § 9; Laws 2010, LB800, § 6.Effective Date: July 15, 2010AnnotationsWhile performing their duties under this section, juvenile probation officers are considered to be the personnel of the separate juvenile courts they serve. In re Interest of Chad S., 263 Neb. 184, 639 N.W.2d 84 (2002).