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The U. S. Probation and Pretrial Services Office is:

  • a 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; and
  • a national system of employees, who include probation and pretrial services officers and officer
  • assistants, information technology, budget, human resources professionals, and support staff.

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The U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services System

Role of the U.S. Pretrial Services Officer

Role of the U.S. Probation Officer

Charter for Excellence

History of the U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services System