Programs and Services

Pretrial Release/Bond

This program diverts offenders from the local jail facility while awaiting sentencing. The offender is released on bond and must comply with court restrictions place on them upon their release from incarceration. These restrictions may include no contact orders and reporting to the Adult Probation Department.

Presentence Investigations (PSI's)

These reports provide the court thorough background information on offenders coming before the Common Pleas Court Judges. These reports include offense information, criminal and social history and victim input.

Basic Supervision

This supervision provides general management of offenders at less risk for recidivism, by monitoring compliance with court-ordered conditions.

Intervention In Lieu of Conviction

This program is based on risk and need, offenders are screened and required to complete one or both of the in-house behavior modification programs. These programs have been shown to lower recidivism, improve personality variables and enhance treatment compliance.

Intensive Supervision

This supervision is designed to supervise and monitor offenders at a higher risk for recidivism in the community by providing a more restrictive, intensive supervision. This incorporates a four-phase program, with gradually less restrictive sanctions based on the offender’s compliance with conditions. The offender must complete this program before being placed under basic supervision.

Diversion In Lieu of Conviction

This program is based on risk and need, offenders are screened and required to complete one or both of the in-house behavior modification programs. These programs have been shown to lower recidivism, improve personality variables and enhance treatment compliance.

Drug Testing

The Adult Probation Department screens offenders for various substances through the use of urinalysis testing. The offenders are also tested for alcohol by submitting to a Breathalyzer test.

Drug, Alcohol and Mental Health Treatment

Offenders are referred to local agencies to obtain much-needed social services. As a condition of supervision, most offenders must successfully complete some form of court ordered treatment. Here are some of the treatment options that are available: Recovery Services of Northwest Ohio; Shalom Counseling; Four County ADAMhs Board