Edward Tolbert, Director
Richard Goines, Supervisor

Main Office Satellite Office
215 N. 14th St. 300 E. Main St. Suite 17
Murphysboro, IL 62966 Carbondale, IL 62901
618-687-7370 Telephone 618-549-9809 Telephone
618-687-4046 Fax 618-549-0760 Fax

The Probation Department staff  provides services to both Juvenile and Adults who have been ordered by the Court to abide by certain conditions as part of a sentence.  Those conditions may include counseling, curfews, public service work, electronic monitoring, drug testing and payment of restitution and fines.  Other conditions are added as determined necessary by the Courts. 

It is the mission of the Jackson County Probation Department to serve the community, in concert with the Judiciary and other criminal justice and social service agencies by; providing a comprehensive system of quality programs and services which are responsive to constitutional and statutory requirements; which reflect judicial priorities and community needs; all founded on sound evidence-based principles.  The First Judicial Circuit Probation District strives to be an integral component of a fair and efficient system of justice, committed to excellence and a catalyst for development of life and social skills of our clients, regardless of race, gender or circumstances.