Chapter 15 MUNICIPAL COURT*
Section 15-18 Parole or probation.
Any judge hearing violations of municipal ordinances may, when in
may seem advisable, grant a parole or probation to any person who shall plead guilty or who
shall be convicted after a trial before such judge.
When a person is placed on probation, the
person shall be given a certificate explicitly stating the conditions on which the person is being
In addition to such other authority as exists to order conditions of probation, the court may
order conditions which the court believes will serve to compensate the victim of the crime, any
dependent of the victim, or society in general. Such conditions may include, but need not be
Restitution to the victim or any dependent of the victim, in an amount to be determined
by the judge; and
The performance of a designated amount of free work for a public or charitable purpose,
or purposes, as determined by the judge
A person may refuse probation conditioned on the performance of free work. If
a person does so, the court shall decide the extent or duration of sentence or other disposition to
be imposed and render judgment accordingly.
The court may modify or enlarge the conditions of probation at any time prior to the
expiration or termination of the probation term.
(Code 1964, § 7.145
; Ord. No. 17922, § 1, 12/1/03
State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 479.190.
(Ord. 17922, Amended, 12/01/2003, Prior Text)