Juvenile Probation Department
6400 Delta Drive
El Paso, Texas 79905
Phone (915) 849-2500

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Juvenile Probation Department

  • Intake Unit
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  • Purpose:
  • Processes incoming referrals from all law enforcement agencies within El Paso County on juveniles accused of committing an offense.
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  • Responsibilities:
  • • Review police reports to verify jurisdiction and probable cause
  • • Conduct juvenile background investigation
  • • Conduct interviews of referred juveniles and their families
  • • Conduct assessments
  • • Recommend for the juvenile to be detained or released
  • • Recommend court intervention or other alternatives.
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  • Programs:
  • 1) Juvenile Court conference Committees – Juvenile faces the consequences for his or her actions without the need of a formal court procedure.
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  • • Family’s participation is voluntary
  • • Not to exceed more than six months
  • • Completion of program closes case
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  • 2) Deferred Prosecution – Keeps the juvenile from going to court and coming into the system. Holds the juvenile accountable for his/her actions without ignoring the interest of the victims and society.