Nevada Juvenile Justice
Sec. § 62G.160
Demotion and dismissal of probation officers and other employees.


1.

Pursuant to the provisions of this section, the director of juvenile services may demote or dismiss, only for cause, any probation officer, employee of the department of juvenile services or employee of a local facility for the detention of children.

2.

Before the director of juvenile services may demote a probation officer or employee, the director shall provide to the probation officer or employee:

(a)

A written statement of the reasons for the demotion; and

(b)

An opportunity to be heard before the director regarding the demotion.

3.

Before the director of juvenile services may dismiss a probation officer or employee with less than 12 months of service, the director shall provide to the probation officer or employee:

(a)

A written statement of the reasons for the dismissal; and

(b)

An opportunity to be heard before the director regarding the dismissal.

4.

If a probation officer or employee with 12 months or more of service is dismissed pursuant to this section:

(a)

Not later than 15 days after the dismissal, the probation officer or employee may request a written statement from the director of juvenile services specifically setting forth the reasons for the dismissal. The director shall provide the written statement to the probation officer or employee not later than 15 days after the date of the request.

(b)

Not later than 30 days after receipt of the written statement from the director, the probation officer or employee may make a written request for a public hearing before the committee for juvenile services. The committee for juvenile services shall adopt rules for the conduct of such public hearings.

(c)

The probation officer or employee may appeal the decision of the committee for juvenile services to the board or boards of county commissioners.
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Nov. 15, 2019