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2070 ResolutionRESOLUTION NO. (070 A RESOLUTION declaring the Pasco City Council's support for more meaningful and expedited enforcement of juvenile probation curfew restrictions, and requesting that the Judges and Commissioners of the Juvenile Court, the Juvenile Court Probation staff and the Benton and Franklin County Prosecuting Attorneys' offices cooperate to the extent necessary to make such meaningful enforcement possible WHEREAS, probation orders issued by the Benton-Franklin County Juvenile Court currently provide for curfew restrictions, but provide for no mearungful mechanism for local law enforcement agencies to take violating juveniles into custody and for a prompt hearing on the violation, and WHEREAS, the City of Pasco as well as the other cities and unincorporated areas of Benton and Franklin counties are searching for means to control youth violence and provide greater controls for the small percentage of youth who are causing the many problems, and WHEREAS, the City of Pasco has successfully controlled street prostitution activities by providing for pretrial release and probation orders not only restricting the areas of access for such access, but providing that the violation of such order is a "contempt of court" and directing any local law enforcement officer to take into immediate custody any person violating such order, and WHEREAS, the Pasco City Council believes that such an enforcement mechanism built into the Juvenile Court Orders would aid local law enforcement officers and agencies in their effort to reduce juvenile crime and youth violence, Now, Therefore, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PASCO, WASHINGTON, DOES RESOLVE AS FOLLOWS. §1. The Pasco City Council declares its support for inclusion of provisions in Juvenile Court Probation Orders providing for curfew restrictions, that the violation of such order is a contempt of court and that local law enforcement officers observing such violations may make the immediate arrest of the violator and take the violator into custody §2. That the Juvenile Court provide for a prompt hearing on the charge of any such probation violation, ideally on the next court date, but in any event within 72-hours of the violation §3 That the Juvenile Court Judges and Commissioners, the Juvenile Probation staff, and the prosecutors in the Benton and Franklin County Prosecuting Attorneys' offices use their best efforts to accomplish the above 1 ATTEST ROVED AS TO FORM R STELLO rney Deputy City Clerk L_ pkie‘14.4c_e_ el-ELICE request for the benefit of the citizens of the entire Bi-County area PASSED by the City Council of the City of Pasco, at its regular meeting on March 15, 1993 2