The administration of the Juvenile Probation and Court Services Department is governed by the provisions of the Probation and Parole Officers Act.
The Department employs approximately 70 support staff and 347 sworn personnel.
The Fiscal Year 2016 budget for Juvenile Probation and Court Services Department of the Circuit Court of Cook County is $37,836,719.00.
The Chief Judge appoints probation officers to provide juvenile probation services.
The legal mandates of Probation and Court Services can be found in the Juvenile Court Act.