Nevada Juvenile Justice
Sec. § 62G.220
Appointment and dismissal of probation officers, assistant probation officers and other employees; nondisclosure of certain privileged information obtained by such officers and employees.


1.

The board of county commissioners may provide for the appointment of:

(a)

One or more probation officers;

(b)

One or more assistant probation officers; and

(c)

Other employees as may be necessary to carry out the duties of the department of juvenile justice services.

2.

Probation officers, assistant probation officers and other employees authorized pursuant to this section are:

(a)

Employees of the county who are subject to the provisions of the merit personnel system unless exempt pursuant to NRS 245.216; and

(b)

Local government employees for the purposes of chapter 288 of NRS.

3.

Probation officers, assistant probation officers and other employees hired before the effective date of the ordinance establishing the department of juvenile justice services may be dismissed only for cause.

4.

All information obtained in the discharge of an official duty by a probation officer, assistant probation officer or other employee of the department of juvenile justice services is privileged and must not be disclosed other than to the juvenile court, the director of the department of juvenile justice services or any person who is authorized to receive that information pursuant to the provisions of this title, unless otherwise ordered by the juvenile court or permitted by the director.
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Sep. 21, 2020