Adult Probation & Parole supervises adults sentenced to county terms of probation, intermediate punishment, and/or released on parole. Officers provide intake and supervision services, make referrals to treatment providers, and conduct assessments and case reviews to ensure that supervision is appropriate. Officers assigned to Field Services maintain normal monthly reporting schedules and also make contacts with offenders in the community and at their homes.
Officers are tasked with enforcing all court orders and special conditions for each offender’s sentence, which may include (but are not limited to):
Anger management/batters evaluations and classes
Drug and alcohol evaluation and treatment
Employment / school requirements
Letters of apology to victims
Megan’s Law Registration
Mental health evaluation and counseling
No contact orders
Random drug and alcohol testing
Officers staff a number of specialized units with caseloads that specifically target DUI offenders, sexual offenders, Luzerne County Re-Entry Program / Day Reporting Center participants, Treatment and Mental Health Court, and offenders under electronic monitoring and / or home confinement conditions.
Rules & Regulations
All offenders under supervision are subject to the Supervision Rules and Regulations and any other conditions imposed by the Court of Common Pleas.