Recent Announcements

  • 2015 Spring Training Conference We are excited to announce the 2015 Spring Training Conference. This year's conference will be held at the Enzien Inn in beautiful Leavenworth, Washington. Click HERE to download the ...
    Posted Jan 19, 2015, 6:13 PM by Larry Barker
  • City of Issaquah Probation In The News Check out the news article in the Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter. The article highlights probation officer Melanie Vanek. Check it out.
    Posted May 16, 2014, 5:03 PM by Larry Barker
  • MCA Board Meeting The next MCA Board Meeting is scheduled for April 19, 2015 at 6pm. The board will meet at the Enzien Inn in Leavenworth.  The MCA Board meetings are always open ...
    Posted Apr 17, 2015, 9:30 AM by Larry Barker
  • "Dosage Probation: Rethinking the Structure of Probation Sentences The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) has announced the publication of a paper called “Dosage Probation: Rethinking the Structure of Probation Sentences.” The introduction states: This publication augments the growing ...
    Posted Mar 4, 2014, 11:54 AM by Larry Barker
  • New Legislation regarding DUI laws On June 29, 2013 Governor Jay Inslee signed into law SB 5912, a bill modifying our laws regarding driving while under the influence of intoxicating liquors and drugs. Check out ...
    Posted Jul 12, 2013, 11:24 AM by Larry Barker
  • Stolen Cell Phones: The Downside of a Potential Solution Do  you have a problem with stolen cell phones in your jurisdiction? A company that recycles cell phones for cash believes they have a solution. Check out this flyer from ...
    Posted Jul 12, 2013, 11:24 AM by Larry Barker
  • Procurement Guide for Automated Case Management Systems Are you considering an automated or electronic case management system? This guide will give you some ideas on how to go about creating a process for procurement. This document may ...
    Posted Sep 27, 2012, 5:10 PM by Larry Barker
  • More Grant Opportunities! Check out Grants.gov for even more grant opportunities. Just put "probation" in the search box you'll find several grant opportunities, several of which are associated with the DOJ ...
    Posted May 31, 2011, 5:15 PM by Larry Barker
  • DOJ Grants and the Hope Project DOJ (Department Of Justice) has a number of grant opportunities. Among them is "Honesty Opportunity Probation with Enforcement (HOPE) Demonstration Field Experiment." (See our article below about Hawaii's own ...
    Posted May 31, 2011, 5:03 PM by Larry Barker
  • Probation as a Cost Effective Alternative Check out the position paper produced by the MCA Board regarding MCA's support of probation as a cost effective alternative. For a very thorough discussion siting Court Rules and ...
    Posted Jul 12, 2013, 11:26 AM by Larry Barker
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