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Karnes/Wilson Juvenile Probation Department is seeking the following positions: Juvenile Probation Officer: Must be degreed in Criminal Justice or related field with experience working with children and parents. Position is year round supervising juvenile offenders, making recommendations to court, curfew checks, and being on call. Attendance/Juvenile Probation Officer: Must be degreed in Criminal Justice or related field with experience working with children and parents. The Attendance Officer works same hours as the school districts providing prevention services to children and parents who have issues with truancy. Juvenile Probation Officer will manage a small caseload of juvenile offenders making recommendations to court, curfew checks, and being on call. Position is year round.  Individual must be versatile and able to separate prevention from intervention skills. Prevention Specialist: Position acts as a drill instructor within the environment of the Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (JJAEP). Follows JJAEP school calendar. This is a quasi-military program, so prior military experience a plus. Degreed individual preferred with experience working with children. Must be a Juvenile Supervision Officer or be able to obtain the certification. Administrative Prevention Specialist: Position acts as a drill instructor but takes on administrative assistant role to the Assistant Chief within the Juvenile Justice Alternative Education Program (JJAEP). Position will include direct contact with the child and parent. Must be a Juvenile Supervision Officer or able to obtain. Prefer degreed individual. Must have knowledge of military procedures. To apply send resume to n-schmidt@kwjpd.com.
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August 17, 2014, 8:06pm
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Gov. Rick Perry today made the following statement regarding the decision by the Travis County Grand Jury:

"As governor, I took an oath to faithfully uphold the constitution of Texas, a pledge that I have kept every day as I've worked on behalf of Texans for the last 14 years. This same constitution clearly outlines the authority of any governor to veto items at his or her discretion. Just as I have following every legislative session during my service as governor, I exercised this authority to veto funding for an office whose leadership had lost the public's confidence by acting inappropriately and unethically.

"I wholeheartedly and unequivocally stand behind my veto, and will continue to defend this lawful action of my executive authority as governor. We don't settle political differences with indictments in this country. It is outrageous that some would use partisan political theatrics to rip away at the very fabric of our state's constitution.

"This indictment amounts to nothing more than an abuse of power and I cannot, and will not, allow that to happen. I intend to fight against those who would erode our state's constitution and laws purely for political purposes, and I intend to win. I will explore every legal avenue to expedite this matter and bring it to a swift conclusion. I am confident we will ultimately prevail, that this farce of a prosecution will be revealed for what it is, and that those responsible will be held to account."
 

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New Guy  
Wilson County  
August 23, 2014 10:08pm
 
Chef: Whatever....

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
August 23, 2014 11:27am
 
New Guy.... Last post should have had my user ID. Grouch gets hoggish sometimes. I am probably at a disadvantage in debating someone who has the unique ability to label a book fiction without reading same. Truly an amazing ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
August 23, 2014 11:19am
 
New Guy.... Go ahead and indict a ham sandwich. My point was that most of us can be indicted by a zealous prosecutor. Zealous judicial activists are a threat to all. Over zealous judicial officials have and will continue ... More ›

 
R. Langley  
out there  
August 23, 2014 10:10am
 
So, this is a political response to a political response....

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
August 22, 2014 4:28pm
 
Chief, Now you're asking these liberal socialists to actually read? That is extremely cruel! Even if they can read some words, they seem to have an inability to comprehend.

 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
August 22, 2014 2:05pm
 
Chef: I don't read fiction....What happened to Perry is the topic, not someone promoting a book.

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
August 21, 2014 7:06am
 
New Guy ... Do the crime, do the time. Suggested reading....Three Felonies a Day by Harvey Silverglate.

 
squawk box  
Pandora, Tx  
August 21, 2014 6:32am
 
New Guy ... Do the crime, do the time. Does that creed stop at the Governor level or does it also apply to the Presidential level. :-) How dare a President or a Governor threaten to veto a bill. LOL

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
August 21, 2014 6:25am
 
People rallying behind the police officer are attacked in Ferguson. And liberals have the gall to talk about bullying. First amendment rights for me but not for thou. ???

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
August 21, 2014 5:38am
 
The whole theme of the progressive movement is one of bullying. It's not the conservatives that burn and loot. Straight people do not have 'normal pride' parades. The difference between conservatives and progressives ... More ›

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