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Regulations Article I - The Corporation

Section 1.01. Name and Organization Structure

Section 1.02. Tax Status and Purposes

Section 1.01. Name and Organization Structure
The Ohio Chief Probation Officers’Association (hereinafter the "Corporation") is a nonprofit corporation organized and existing under the Ohio Nonprofit Corporation Law.

Section 1.02. Tax Status and Purposes
In accordance with the status of the Corporation as an organization described in Section 501©(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), the Corporation is a local association of publicly employed chief administrators of probation services and community control agencies operated by the Courts and/or the State of Ohio, the net earnings of which are devoted exclusively to charitable and educational purposes, including the following objectives:


  1. To provide access and guidance in the use of new developments in the field of probation.
  2. To enhance the standards and techniques utilized by probation agencies.
  3. To develop an operational interpretation of the Ohio Revised Code pertaining to probation activities.
  4. To provide probation agencies technical resources to develop and implement effective offender interventions.

  1. To provide members access to the collective administration resources of the membership.
  2. To stimulate cooperation between probation departments in the State of Ohio.
  3. To provide a forum for the exchange of ideas of mutual interest.

  1. To advocate for laws, regulations and standards that promote the professional goals of the organization.
  2. To publicize the professional goals and benefits of probation in Ohio.
  3. To be an information resource on probation for the legislature, to the courts, and executive branch agencies.
  4. To develop Association Position Statements when determined to be in the best interest of the Association.