Vision and Mission Statement


Protecting Our Communities by Changing Lives


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.


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.