The Harris County Juvenile Board is the governing body of the Juvenile Probation Department. It also serves as the school board for the Juvenile Probation Excel Academy Charter School. As mandated by law, the duties of the juvenile board include:
- establishing a juvenile probation department;
- employing a chief probation officer; and
- adopting a budget and establishing policies, including financial policies for juvenile services within the board’s jurisdiction.
In accordance with
§51.12 of the Texas Family Code, the juvenile board also controls the conditions and terms of detention and detention supervision. A majority of the board must personally inspect each HCJPD facility annually.
Approved Meeting Dates for 2021
Juvenile Board Members