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2021 Probation Services
Mission Statement To develop, establish, promulgate, and enforce uniform standards for probation services in this state.
Program Goals and Objectives
  1. Establish funding priorities that are consistent with identified policy and program initiatives, responsive to local needs and state mandates, and directed toward advancing the quality of probation services.
    Source of Funds General Revenue Fund, Supreme Court Federal Projects Fund Statutory Authority 730 ILCS 110/15
    Fiscal Year 2022 Target/Projected Fiscal Year 2021 Actual Fiscal Year 2021 Target/Projected Fiscal Year 2020 Actual Fiscal Year 2019 Actual
    Input Indicators
    Total expenditures - all sources (in thousands) (a) $ 146,167.1 $ 144,145.3 $ 144,387.5 $ 133,957.0 $ 84,852.7
    Total expenditures - state appropriated funds (in thousands) $ 146,167.1 $ 144,145.3 $ 144,387.5 $ 133,957.0 $ 84,852.7
    Average monthly full-time equivalents 28.0 27.0 29.0 26.0 27.0
    Output Indicators
    Number of training events held for adult probation officers N/A 18.0 N/A 24.0 49.0
    Number of training events held for juvenile probation officers N/A 11.0 N/A 24.0 35.0
    Number of training events held for detention probation officers N/A 5.0 N/A 3.0 4.0
    Number of probation officers who received basic training N/A 315.0 N/A 280.0 152.0
    Number of supervised probationers (b) N/A 130,192 N/A 130,530 130,750
    Number of training events, non-specific (adult, detention) N/A 45.0 N/A 2.0 16.0
    Number of participants in training events held for adult probation officers N/A 356.0 N/A 264.0 1,394
    Number of participants in training events held for juvenile probation officers N/A 122.0 N/A 136.0 701.0
    Number of participants in training events held for detention probation officers N/A 111.0 N/A 80.0 107.0
    Number of basic training events held for probation/detention officers N/A 15.0 N/A 3.0 6.0
    Number of participants in training events, non-specific (adult, detention) N/A 845.0 N/A 74.0 160.0
    Outcome Indicators
    Percentage of probation terms successfully completed: adult N/A 43.3% N/A 41.4% 40.4%
    Percentage of probation terms revoked: adult N/A 8.1% N/A 9.2% 8.8%
    Efficiency/Cost-Effectiveness Indicators
    Average annual cost per offender: standard (in dollars) N/A $ 781.00 N/A $ 696.00 $ 435.00
    Average annual cost per offender: DUI specialized (c) N/A N/A N/A N/A $ 1,268.00
    Average annual cost per offender: intensive supervision (c) N/A N/A N/A N/A $ 2,332.00
    Average annual cost per offender: juvenile detention (in dollars) N/A $ 7,984.00 N/A $ 5,529.00 $ 2,870.00
    Average caseload per probation officer: adult and juvenile (d) N/A 71.0 N/A 68.0 54.0
    Footnotes
    Additional funding is provided by local governments for operating costs. Data includes adult and juvenile probationers as of the end of the state fiscal year (June 30). It does not include juveniles in detention. Effective July 1, 2019, DUI specialized and intensive supervision caseloads were phased out. Probation officers supervise both adult and juvenile caseloads.

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