slide1
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Presentation to the Orange County Board of County Commissioners

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 16

Presentation to the Orange County Board of County Commissioners - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 126 Views
  • Uploaded on

Presentation to the Orange County Board of County Commissioners. Chief Judge Belvin Perry, Jr. February 22, 2011. Booking and Receiving Center. Facts 3 Courtrooms 2 Misdemeanor Divisions – Initial Appearances 1 Felony Division – Violations of Probation Staff 3 Judges

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Presentation to the Orange County Board of County Commissioners' - georgia-steele


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
slide1

Presentation to the Orange County Board of County Commissioners

Chief Judge Belvin Perry, Jr.

February 22, 2011

slide2

Booking and Receiving Center

  • Facts
  • 3 Courtrooms
    • 2 Misdemeanor Divisions – Initial Appearances
    • 1 Felony Division – Violations of Probation
  • Staff
  • 3 Judges
  • 3 Judicial Assistants
  • Court Reporters and Court Interpreters provide services remotely from the Orange and Osceola County Courthouses
slide4

Booking and Receiving Center

  • Benefits
  • Reduction in daily jail population
    • 3,493 inmates – February 15, 2011
    • 5,277 – Estimated population without the 3 courtrooms
    • $98,280 savings per day
    • $35,872,404 savings per year
    • Avoids/Delays Jail expansion
    • Avoids/Delays Courthouse expansion
      • 3 Judicial Offices
      • 3 Judicial Assistant Offices
      • 3 Courtrooms
    • Established Second VOP Division
      • Dispositions = 3,334 cases
      • Located in Orange County Courthouse
      • Closed a Juvenile Division
slide5

Mental Health Court

  • Mental Health Court is a diversion program that diverts mentally ill offenders from the Jail into community based treatment programs.
  • 2010 – Mental Health Court
  • Two County Judges at the BRC
  • Active cases = 121
  • Status hearings = 108
  • 2010 – Mental Health Strike Force
  • Active cases = 1,646
  • Resolved cases = 1,002
  • Mental Health Executive Strike Force
  • Reviews complex cases
slide6

Drug Court

  • Drug Court consists of a team approach to treatment using the courts to provide oversight with consequences for violation of program rules as well as incentives and rewards for compliance.
  • 2010
  • Adult Drug Court
    • Referrals = 756
    • 76% success rate
    • 14% recidivism rate
  • Juvenile Delinquency Drug Court
    • Referrals = 266
    • 87.7% success rate
  • Family Dependency Drug Court
    • Referrals = 76
    • 83.3% success rate
slide7

Domestic Violence Court

  • In 2007, the Court established 3 dedicated Domestic Violence Divisions to handle high conflict family cases. The Domestic Violence Courts were the direct result of recommendations outlined in the Domestic Violence/Child Abuse Commission’s Final Report.
  • 2010
  • Domestic violence injunctions = 4,535
slide8

Family Ties

  • The Family Ties Program provides supervised visitation for children and monitored exchanges in a safe and secure environment.
  • 2010
  • Supervised visitations = 397
  • Monitored exchanges = 268
slide9

Teen Court

  • Teen Court is a voluntary diversion program from Juvenile Court or school suspension. Teen Court is designed to expedite the cases of first-time misdemeanor offenders.
  • 2010
  • Cases filed = 1,154
  • Adult Volunteer Hours = 1,941
  • Teen Volunteer Hours = 4,400
slide10

Neighborhood Restorative Justice

  • The program empowers victims and the communities through negotiation, conferencing, mediation, and reparation.
  • 2010
  • Misdemeanor referrals = 245
  • Felony referrals = 47
  • Restitution collected = $3,796
  • Community service hours = 8,181
slide11

Sanctioned to Read

  • Sanctioned to Read is a diagnostic and prescriptive reading program. The purpose of the program is to achieve literacy for each defendant sentenced to the program.
  • 2010
  • Youth in program = 194
  • Grade level increase in comprehension = 1.98
  • Grade level increase in language skills = 2.3
slide12

Orange County

Budget FY 2010-11

Note - Orange County Clerk of Court reimburses general revenue $289,000 for Court Administration Jury Services

slide13

Governor’s

FY 2011-12 Budget

  • FY 2011-12
  •   Target reduction for Judicial Branch
    • 574 employees
    • $33.8M
  • Ninth Circuit Court
    • Eliminate 32 Judicial Assistants
    • Eliminate 4 Staff Attorneys
  • FY 2012-13
  • Reduce budget additional 8.65%
      • Eliminate 10 Court Administration positions
slide14

Challenges

  • Increasing caseload
    • Certified for 5 additional Judges
  • No more available courtrooms
  • No more available chambers
  • Increasing courthouse visitor traffic - lines
    • Chart
    • Photographs
  • Elevator capacity
  • Parking garage capacity
    • Photographs
  • State budget shortfall (current) - $68M
    • Furloughs
    • Layoffs
    • Court closure
slide15

Challenges

  • Case processing
    • Meaningful pre-trials
    • Special Felony Case Management Program
    • 2010 - Most jury trials and jury trial days of the twenty Judicial Circuits in Florida
      • 799 Trials
      • 1,480 Trial days
ad