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Vision and Mission Statement

Vision:

Protecting Our Communities by Changing Lives

Mission:

The Adams County Probation Department utilizes effective and evidence based practices in our supervision strategies to address our probationers' criminogenic needs and empower them to become productive, law-abiding citizens. In doing so we strive for excellence in community corrections, increased public safety and improved quality of life in the communities we serve.

Values:

P. R. O. T. E. C. T. our Communities

Protect: We value protection of the public and believe proper community supervision is an effective method of making our communities safer.

Respect: We believe individuals are valuable and are to be treated with dignity and respect.

Opportunities: We believe individuals are capable of change and we value providing opportunities for offender rehabilitation, improved public safety and victim restoration.

Teamwork: We value a work environment based upon teamwork and a family spirit where team members are empowered to maximize their potential. We believe our team members are our most valuable resource.

Ethics: We value impartiality, accountability, diversity, professionalism and a strong work ethic. We respect the authority of the Court and recognize that we are an extension of the Court.

Commitment: We believe individual commitment to a shared vision as the best way to achieve our mission.

Trust: We value the trust placed in us by the citizens of Adams County and strive to serve them with integrity through the use of the best practices in our profession.