Probation & Parole Overview

Probation and Parole Programs Mission

The mission of probation and parole programs is to enhance public safety by positively impacting offenders so they will lead pro-social and crime-free lives. The Bureau of Probation and Parole provides programming and is committed to a balanced approach to offender supervision which is accomplished through:

Probation and Parole Values

The core values of probation and parole services encompassed by the mission are community protection, accountability, facilitation of rehabilitation and partnerships. These values reflect operational goals: exercising authority with discretion and equality, providing the greatest likelihood of success for offenders, developing positive relationships with other agencies to enhance community safety and consistently evaluating and adjusting program services in order to ensure that the values and mission are reflective of the overall department services.