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About Us

Our Mission:

  • To assist the federal courts in the fair administration of justice.
  • To protect the community.
  • To bring about long-term positive change in individuals under supervision.
  • Charter for Excellence (pdf)

Who We Are:

  • The community corrections arm of the federal judiciary.
  • Part of the U.S. district courts.
  • A key player in the federal criminal justice process at both the pretrial and post-conviction stages.
  • A national system of employees, who include probation and pretrial services officers and officer assistants; information technology, budget, and human resources professionals; and support staff.
  • A national system with a shared mission, professional identity, goals, and values