Rules for Day Detention
All participants in the Day
Detention Program are required to sign an agreement stating that they will
abide by the following rules:
- You were placed in the Day
Detention Program as an alternative to going into detention.
Your Probation Officer or the court have decided what length of time you are
to be in the program. This is entirely up to them, and if you are
confused about why you are here or the number of days you are here, contact
- You need to have any absences
verified by parent, P.O., counselor or doctor. Any absences not
verified are considered unexcused and may result in consequences from your
P.O. You will also need to make up the day unless your P.O. states
- If you are
late you will not be allowed in for the day, except from your Probation
Officer. It is disruptive as well as not following your commitment times to be here. The
exceptions to this are: 1) If you are with your P.O. 2) If you are in court.
3) If you have a scheduled appointment that can be verified.
- For security reasons, you will
be patted down, wanded, searched, and asked to empty all pockets before
entering the Day Detention room. NOTHING IS ALLOWED TO BE BROUGHT
INTO DAY DETENTION. ALL POSSESSIONS MUST BE LOCKED IN A LOCKER
PROVIDED. You may be subject to a strip search at staff's
- During the time in Day
Detention, you are not to leave the room unless going with your P.O.,
with a counselor, or going to court. If you leave, you will not
be allowed back in until the next day.
- The Day Detention program
provides sack lunches. No food, pop, gum, etc. from the outside
is to be brought in. There are no exceptions.
- You are expected to follow
all directions and be appropriate. (See "Common Sense"
rules.) Any outbursts, yelling, screaming, name-calling, threats, or
continually threatening behavior will result in consequences, and your
behavior will be reported to your P.O. Any threatening or assaultive
behavior will result in, at the minimum, being kicked out for the day or as
severe as charges being filed. Consequences are given on an individual
- Any disclosure of illegal
activity will be reported to your P.O. and the Detention Manager.
Rules for Day Detention
These are the common sense rules
of Day Detention. These rules are expected to be followed AT ALL
TIMES as well as the
rules. If you are unsure
of a rule, play it safe and ask. If any of your choices are
unacceptable, you will be told to take time out, be sent to you P.O., or be
kicked out for the remainder of the day. Your behavior will be reported
to your P.O., and you may have additional consequences from them.
- One person talking at a
- Raising my hand and waiting
to be called on before speaking.
- Being polite, respectful,
and kind to staff and peers.
- Be attentive and involved.
- 5 minute time-out with staff
- Follow all staff direction.
- Falling asleep.
- Side talking, talking while
someone else is speaking during class (staff or peer).
- Writing on desk or folders.
- Threatening or assaulting peers.
- Name calling, put-downs,
hurtful, rude, or degrading comments.
- Chewing gum.
- Passing notes.
- Possession or use of tobacco