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Probation

 

A FORCE FOR POSITIVE CHANGE

OUR MISSION IS TO CONTINUALLY IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF COMMUNITY LIFE BY ENHANCING PUBLIC SAFETY, BY ASSISTING VICTIMS WITH RESTORATION AND BY OFFERING THE HOPE OF A MORE PRODUCTIVE LIFESTYLE FOR OFFENDERS.
 
We will accomplish our mission by:

  • Assessing offenders risk/needs in order to help guide Court decisions and to apply an appropriate level of services;

  • Managing offender risk by enforcing Court orders, affording opportunities for pro-social change and expecting offenders to become law-abiding, productive citizens;

  • Assisting victims through the criminal/juvenile justice process and restoring them both personally and financially;

  • Working collaboratively with our community partners to provide evidence-based prevention and intervention services;

  • Recognizing and rewarding staff achievement and providing professional opportunities for growth within our organization.

GOALS:

Our goals are to:

  • Enhance community safety while holding all staff accountable to ensure compliance with the Department’s mission, vision and values;

  • Develop collaborative partnerships with community and county agencies;

  • Implement proven and effective methodology to assess and change behavior of offenders through effective case management;

  • Recruit, retain and reward quality staff.

VALUES:

We believe:

  • In treating all people with dignity and respect.

  • People can change and that probation services are a viable means to affect positive change.

  • In promoting and maintaining a safe and healthy community;

  • In the value of our collaborative relationships;

  • Our staff is the means by which we accomplish our Mission.