DSL & CTS, 8 hours
This DSL/CTS course covers vital updated and advanced DSL and CTS material probation officers need in order to determine probation eligibility and correctly calculate maximum prison or jail exposure in more complicated multi-count cases. Participants receive hands-on experience in the application of factors in aggravation and mitigation, enhancements, consecutive sentencing, priors, aggregate terms, three strikes, sex crimes and the impact of Realignment on DSL. CTS is covered in detail including statutory requirements, issues regarding entitlement for actual and good time conduct/work credits. The course material references applicable statutory requirements and case law and is updated as changes occur. Activities include applying statutory and case law decisions to realistic scenarios. Realistic scenarios create and exercises facilitate the learning process in this hands-on course.