Information about Court Services
Mission Statement for Kansas Court Services
Under the authority of the Kansas Judicial Branch and the laws of the State of Kansas, the purpose of Court Services is to carry out the orders of the court in a timely, professional and ethical manner consistent with community interests.
This is enacted by completing the responsibilities of court reports, supervision, which holds offenders accountable for their behavior, promotes public safety and improves the ability of offenders to live more productively and responsibly in the community.
The 21st Judicial District Court Services primary responsibility is for the supervision of both juvenile and adult offenders in Riley and Clay Counties.
In addition to probation supervision, Court Services Officers are tasked with providing a host of additional services at the Courts directive to include:
- Pre-dispositional and pre-sentence reports
- Child in Need of Care supervision
- Home studies and domestic investigations
- Bond supervision
- Administration of community service
- Work release
- House arrest
Court Services is also the court's primary referral source to community service providers in the areas of substance abuse and mental health treatment.
The district is served by one Chief Court Services Officer, five line officers and a secretary. The Chief Court Services Officer, along with four line officers and the secretary, are stationed at the Riley County District Court. An additional officer is stationed in Clay County.
Additional information regarding the 21st Judicial District Court Services may be obtained by contacting Kevin C. Murray at 785-537-6360.