Probation & Court Services

Welcome Message From the Director

On behalf of the staff and management of the Peoria County Probation and Court Services Department, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our website. Our site will provide you with information regarding a wide range of services provided by our department.


We operate under the authority of the Chief Judge of the 10th Judicial Circuit. Our Departments are Administration, Adult Probation, Juvenile Probation and Juvenile Detention Services.


We take great pride in our Mission and Vision Statement, Goals and Core Values. They are fluid through each of our departments.


Mission

Our mission is to serve the community by engaging individuals with services and programs that ensure accountability, enhance public safety, promote restoration for victims and provide realistic opportunity for positive life change.


Vision

Leading the way, connecting lives, and providing a healthier and safer community.


Goals

  • High Quality Personnel
  • High Quality Programs and Services
  • Positively Impact the Community


Core Values

  • We are committed to being an organization of excellence.
  • We are committed to providing the Courts with high quality investigative reports and information.
  • We are committed to responding to the complex needs of individuals and engaging the collaborative support of the community resources to provide the best available services.
  • We believe accountability of individuals promotes a safer community.
  • We believe Court Services is an effective and cost-effective method of effecting change.
  • We believe in being sensitive to the needs of victims.
  • We believe in embracing diversity throughout the organization which allows us to value the differences among our co-workers, colleagues, community and the individuals who rely on us.
  • We believe individuals are capable of change and we are committed to empowering through the utilization of the 8 evidence - based strategies for community corrections.
  • We believe individuals are valuable and will be treated with dignity and respect.
  • We believe our actions reflect our values.
  • We believe our employees are our most valuable resource.