Court Services - Probation

General Information

The main purpose of court services is to carry out the orders of the district court in a timely, professional, and ethical manner, consistent with community interests. The roles and duties of court services and court services personnel are governed by state law, administrative rule, and local court policy.

The duties of court services officers will vary. In general, court services officers supervise the probation of adult and juvenile offenders, work with children in need of care, research and write pre-sentence investigation reports and perform other duties as directed by the district court.