In Illinois, Probation
and Court Services are part of the judicial branch of
Department personnel are appointed
by and accountable to the Chief Judge of the Circuit.
County Boards exercise budget
The Administrative Office of the
Illinois Courts – Probation Division provides a salary subsidy
to counties for all qualified personnel.
In return, departments must comply
with operational standards and monitoring requirements
established by the Probation Division.
The Adams County Court
Services Department includes the Probation Department and the
Juvenile Detention Center.
The Probation Department has 22
total positions (19 officer and administrative positions, 2
secretaries and 1 part-time assistant).
Department and the Detention Center are administrated by the
Director of Court Services.
The Superintendent of the Detention
Center and the Chief Probation Officer are responsible for the
day to day operations for each agency.