Vision & 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.

 



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