The purpose of adult probation is to provide protection to the community, while supervising offenders placed on county probation. The main goal is to produce law-abiding citizens within the community. In Lake County, when an offender is placed on probation, adult probation officers are responsible for referring these individuals to agencies, which provide the services necessary to address the problems relating to their criminality.
The number of active adult probation cases decreased from 2011 to 2012.
Adult probation success occurs when an individual completes the program as assigned with no second arrest during the parole period.
The target range for adult probation success rate is 67%. The target range was reached in 2011.