Section 15-18 Parole or probation.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 17922 on 12/01/2003, Section 15-18 read as follows.
(a) Any judge hearing violations of municipal ordinances may, when in
judgment it 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
(b) 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
(1) Restitution to the victim or any dependent
of the victim, in an amount to be determined
by the judge; and
(2) The performance of a designated amount
of free work for a public or charitable purpose,
or purposes, as determined by the judge.
(c) 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.
(d) 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)
State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 479.190.