Court services officers may arrest probation violators.
be amended to read as follows:
The court services officer shall immediately submit to the court having jurisdiction
of a case the failure of any person in his charge to comply with his directives or with any
conditions imposed by the court. Whenever the court services officer is satisfied that for any reason
the purposes or objects of a court's suspension or probation are not being served, or when it
appears to him necessary in order to prevent escape or enforce discipline, he may, without order
or warrant, take and detain a probationer and place him in custody and shall immediately submit
to the court having jurisdiction of the case such fact, together with reasons why he believes the
purposes and objects of such suspension or probation are not being served. The court shall
thereupon consider the recommendations of the court services officer and make suitable
disposition thereof which may include revocation of probation or suspension.
A court services
officer may arrest and take into custody a person on probation or suspended sentence without a
warrant if that court services officer has probable cause to believe that:
be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as