Effective January 1, 2017, new rules are in place regarding private agency monitoring of defendants convicted of misdemeanors or traffic offenses and placed on probation as an alternative to incarceration. Among other things, Order 2016-09, issued by the Kentucky Supreme Court in December, specifies when district courts can refer such defendants to private agencies and what requirements private agencies must meet in order to receive referrals.


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