General Information

  • Most probationers are non-violent, taxpaying members of society
  • The daily tax-payer cost of supervising an offender on probation is approximately 97% less than the cost of incarceration in prison or jail.
  • Jail - $60.00 per day
  • Prison - $61.63 per day
  • Probation - $3.42 per day ($1.64 of which is offender paid)
  • Probationers are required to pay a monthly fee to the Community Supervision and Corrections Department (CSCD), which funds operations.
  • Probationers are required to pay court costs, fines, and attorney’s fees.
  • Probationers may be required to pay restitution to the victims of their crimes.
  • In fiscal year 2018, probationers contributed over 81,000 hours of non-paid labor to local nonprofit agencies through community service.
  • Probationers also contributed over $63,000 worth of food to local food banks during that time.