Court Supervision Services

History

In 1999, at the direction of the President Judge of the Venango County Court of Common Pleas, the adult intermediate punishment and juvenile probation departments were merged in an effort to create economies and efficiency.

Responsibilities

  • Assessing offender's risk and needs
  • Collection of fines, costs, and restitution
  • Developing case plans
  • Implementing programs designed to increase offender competencies and reduce recidivism
  • Preparing recommendations for the Court
  • Supervision of offenders

Court Supervision Services is committed to providing a balanced approach to the administration of justice. Our programs and supervision strategies are designed to protect the community, hold the offender accountable, restore the victim, and address offender competencies.

Juvenile Justice System Enhancement Strategy

Court Supervision is further committed to the Juvenile Justice System Enhancement Strategy Statement of Purpose which states, "We dedicate ourselves to working in partnership to enhance the capacity of Pennsylvania's juvenile justice system to achieve its balanced and restorative justice mission by:

  • Collecting and analyzing the data necessary to measure the results of these efforts; and, with this knowledge
  • Employing evidence-based practices with fidelity at every stage of the juvenile justice process
  • Striving to continuously improve the quality of our decisions, services and programs
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Court Supervision Services Staff

Front row: Shelley Tantlinger; Michele Orlowski; Lisa Pierce; Christy Hutchison; Julie Bullard; Gibbs; Tristin Deibert; Billie Jo Miller; Sharon Thomas.

Back Row: Robert Daugherty; Dan Prichard; Tony Chmiel; Stephanie Alex; Jill Reed; Shala Barnes; Alisa Brown; Jason Smith; Isaac Hastings; Jordan Wolbert; Richard Goldsmith.