§62-11B-7a. Employment by county commission of home incarceration
supervisors; authority of supervisors.
The county commission may employ one or more persons with the
approval of the circuit court and who shall be subject to the
supervision of the sheriff as a home incarceration supervisor or
may designate the county sheriff to supervise offenders ordered to
undergo home incarceration and to administer the county's home
incarceration program. Any person so supervising shall have
authority, equivalent to that granted to a probation officer
pursuant to section ten, article twelve of this chapter, to arrest
a home incarceration participant when reasonable cause exists to
believe that such participant has violated the conditions of his or
her home incarceration. Unless otherwise specified, the use of the
term "supervisor" in this article shall refer to a home
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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