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Risk-based Supervision

Read more about each program below.

Low Risk Supervision (Group A)

Location:

West Side Office, 4115 Bridge Avenue

Supervisor:

James Toth
216-443-6632

Deputy Chief :

Stephania Pryor
216-443-5522

Program Overview

  • Provides supervision services for low risk defendants
  • Suggested length of supervision is one year
  • Eligible to request early termination when conditions have been met
  • Offenders required to report every six months
  • Offenders required to complete 20 hours of Court Community Work Service unless waived by the Court
  • Enforces Court orders and Department policies
  • Assists probationers in complying with orders and locating appropriate services
  • Arranges for and enforces Court ordered restitution requirements
  • Notifies Court of potential violations and makes appropriate recommendations

Eligibility Requirements

  • Assessed as Low Risk and/or court order to Group A supervision
  • Supervises active and monitored time cases

Referral Process

At sentencing, then forwarded by Probation Central Intake to Unit Supervisor for assignment to appropriate Officer

Sample Journal Entry

Evidence-Based Practice – Adult Probation Supervision

Defendant placed in the following EBP Supervision Group

  • Group A

Low Moderate Risk Supervision (Group B)

Location:

West Side Office, 4115 Bridge Avenue

Supervisor:

James Toth
216-443-6632

Deputy Chief:

Stephania Pryor
216-443-5522

Program Overview

  • Provides supervision services for low moderate risk defendants
  • Suggested length of supervision is one year
  • Offender required to report every 3 months
  • Offender required to complete 20 hours of Court Community Work Service unless waived by the Court
  • Enforces Court orders and Department policies
  • Assists probationers in complying with orders and locating appropriate services
  • Arranges for and enforces Court ordered restitution requirements
  • Notifies Court of potential violations and makes appropriate recommendations

Eligibility Requirements

  • Assessed as Low Moderate Risk and/or court order to Group B supervision
  • Supervises active and monitored time cases

Referral Process

At sentencing, then forwarded by Probation Central Intake to Unit Supervisor for assignment to appropriate Officer

Sample Journal Entry

Evidence-Based Practice – Adult Probation Supervision

Defendant placed in the following EBP Supervision Group

  • Group B

Moderate Risk Supervision (Group C)

Location:

Justice Center – 7th floor

Supervisor:

Cheryl Parker
216-443-7883

Supervisor:

Wendy McWilliam
216-443-7946

Deputy Chief:

James Starks
216-443-7893

Program Overview

  • Provides supervision services for moderate risk defendants
  • Suggested supervision period is 1.5 years with the eligibility for early termination request when conditions have been met
  • Offenders are required to report monthly unless officers determines a more frequent reporting is necessary
  • Drug testing is randomized until 3 consecutive negative tests
  • Offenders attend programming as directed by the Supervision Officer through creation of a Supervision Plan
  • Supervision Officer conducts field visits as needed.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Assessed as Moderate Risk
  • Ordered to Group C supervision – probation or community control

Referral Process

  1. Intake Unit assign case to a Supervision Officer
  2. Unit Supervisor reviews the assignment and forwards to the Officer

Sample Journal Entry

Evidence-Based Practice – Adult Probation Supervision

Defendant placed in the following EBP Supervision Group

  • Group C

High Risk Supervision (Group D)

Location:

Tower II – 4th floor East

Supervisor:

Melissa Singer
216-348-4858

Supervisor:

Reynaldo Feliciano
216-348-4852

Supervisor:

Stephanie Branch
216-348-4870

Deputy Chief:

Stephania Pryor
216-443-5522

Program Overview

  • Goal is to reduce recidivism
  • Provides intensive supervision services for high risk defendants
  • Suggested supervision period is 2 years
  • A case plan is created to address criminogenic needs (substance abuse, criminal thinking, education, employment) and responsivity issues (e.g., mental health issues, illiteracy, motivation)
  • Offenders are required to report weekly for 3 months and every two weeks thereafter or at the discretion of the Officer
  • Drug testing is randomized
  • Officer conducts field visits as needed

Eligibility Requirements

  • Assessed as High Risk
  • Ordered to Group D supervision – probation or community control

Referral Process

Intake department assigns case to the supervision officer. Unit supervisor make corrections to assignments as needed.

Sample Journal Entry

Evidence-Based Practice – Adult Probation Supervision

Defendant placed in the following EBP Supervision Group

  • Group D

Extremely High Risk Supervision (Group E)

Location:

Tower II – 2nd floor

Supervisor:

Tammy Sherman
216-443-5474

Deputy Chief:

Stephania Pryor
216-443-5522

Program Overview

  • Goal is to promote public safety
  • Provides intensive supervision services for extremely high risk defendants
  • Focus of supervision is monitoring behavior rather than programming and case planning
  • Supervision period is 5 years
  • Offenders are required to report weekly
  • Drug testing is required twice per week
  • Supervision Officer conducts field visits weekly in addition to weekly collateral contacts

Eligibility Requirements

  • Assessed as Extremely High Risk as determined by the Ohio Offender Risk Assessment (13 point tool)
  • Ordered to Group E supervision as probation or community control

Referral Process

At sentencing or forwarded to Unit Supervisor for assignment to appropriate Officer based on risk level

Sample Journal Entry

Evidence-Based Practice – Adult Probation Supervision

Defendant placed in the following EBP Supervision Group

  • Group E