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Adult Probation Pretrial Services

Read more about each pretrial service below.

Court Supervised Release (CSR)

Location:

Tower II – 2nd floor

Front Desk:

216-443-2152

Supervisor:

Winston Grays
216-443-3012

Deputy Chief:

James Starks
216-443-7893

Program Overview

  • Monitors released pretrial arrestees for compliance with release conditions
  • Provides Court with violation and compliance reports
  • Provides Electronic Monitoring as condition of bond
  • Provides specialized supervision for offenders with mental health needs and developmental disabilities

CSR includes specialized caseloads for defendants with mental health issues and/or developmental disabilities. Electronic monitoring can be ordered as a condition of probation along with CSR.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Not currently on probation/parole
  • No other pending felony charges
  • Three or less felony convictions in past three years
  • Two or less willful “failure to appear” in past three years

Referral Process

  1. Automatic review of County Jail and suburban waiting lists by CSR staff
  2. Recommendation at initial Municipal Court hearing or Common Pleas initial hearing, arraignment, or upon referral for pre-sentence investigation.

Sample Journal Entry

The CSR Bond Form, which documents conditions of supervision, may be used, OR:

CSR Supervision Type (CJIS-CMSG332)

  • Standard CSR

Diversion Program

Location:

Tower II – 2nd floor

Front Desk:

216-443-2152

Supervisor:

Michael Brady
216-263-4577

Deputy Chief:

James Starks
216-443-7893

Program Overview

  • Diversion Investigation Officers review referred cases, conduct thorough criminal record checks and gather other information to determine eligibility.
  • Accepted defendants are supervised by Diversion Officers in the Court Supervised Release Unit.
  • Court Community Work Service required up to a maximum of 50 hours
  • Setup and enforcement of restitution payments as ordered
  • Drug testing and referral to services as needed
  • Dismissal of case upon successful completion of the Diversion Program

Eligibility Requirements

  • No prior felony convictions (including expunged cases)
  • Non-violent and non-drug related offenses
  • Not excluded by 2935.36 and restitution less than $7,500
  • No pattern of criminal behavior
  • Voluntarily consents to participate and abide by conditions

Referral Process

  1. Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office screens cases for eligibility
  2. Court utilizes Pretrial Services for eligibility determination (interviews, criminal history check, etc.)
  3. Placement is made on recommendation of Prosecutor, by the Court at arraignment or by the assigned Judge

Sample Journal Entry

CSR Supervision Type (CJIS-CMSG332)

  • Diversion Supervision

Early Intervention Program (EIP)

Location:

Tower II – 2nd floor

Front Desk:

216-443-2152

Supervisor:

Winston Grays
216-443-3012

Deputy Chief:

James Starks
216-443-7893

Program Overview

  • Referred to TASC for substance use disorder assessment during eligibility determination
  • Placed on Court Supervised Release supervision as condition of bond
  • Appropriate drug treatment provided through TASC Program within 45 days of arrest
  • Referral for mental health assessments and services when necessary
  • Referred for Court Community Service requirement – maximum of 50 hours
  • Supervision for approximately one year
  • Case dismissal upon successful completion of Early Intervention Program

Eligibility Requirements

  • No more than 1 prior felony
  • Eligible per ORC 2951.041 Intervention in Lieu of Conviction
  • No other pending felony charges

Referral Process

  1. Defense Attorneys may request Prosecutor’s Office review for program eligibility
  2. Common Pleas Judges may refer for evaluation and eligibility determination through Pretrial Services.

Sample Journal Entry

CSR Supervision Type   (CJIS-CMSG332)

  • EIP Supervision