Matanuska-Susitna Borough AK Probation Department

Find Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska probation departments, such as adult, juvenile, state, and federal probation courts and offices. Probation departments provide information on parole officers, community service, parole number lookups, violation and warrant searches, and job employment.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough Probation Department 515 East Dahlia Avenue Palmer AK 99645 907-707-1780

Valdez-Cordova County Probation Department 515 East Dahlia Avenue Palmer AK 99645 907-707-1780

About Matanuska-Susitna Borough Probation Departments

Matanuska-Susitna Borough Probation Departments and Parole Offices are government agencies that oversee court-ordered probations that have been imposed as an alternative to incarceration in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK. Probation orders are comprised of conditions that an offender must meet in order to avoid jail or other sanctions. The implementation of probation orders, often referred to as community-based supervision, is the responsibility of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Probation Office. The goals of a Matanuska-Susitna Borough Probation Department include reducing the likelihood that offenders will commit additional crimes and rehabilitating adult and juvenile offenders.

You may contact the Department of Probation for questions about:
  • Matanuska-Susitna Borough Probations and parole information
  • Inmates released from Matanuska-Susitna Borough jails and prisons
  • Criminal records, warrant searches, and parolee lookups
  • Matanuska-Susitna Borough background checks
  • Probation and Parole Officer jobs and employment
Matanuska-Susitna Borough Probation & Parolee Lookups

The criminal justice system makes public records pertaining to parolees available upon request at the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Department of Probation Offices. These Matanuska-Susitna Borough criminal records include arrest and warrant records, jail and prison records, parolee records, and other information about convicted offenders under supervision of Matanuska-Susitna Borough Probation and Parole Departments. These records serve as a vital part of a Matanuska-Susitna Borough criminal background search.

Community-Based Supervision

Community-based supervision generally requires the offender to make frequent contact with the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Probation Departments and to obey the law, as well as follow other elements of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Court order that are specific to the individual offender and his or her crime. Offenders may be required to maintain employment or good attendance at school, seek treatment for alcohol or substance abuse, attend counseling, or pay restitution to victims. Matanuska-Susitna Borough probation orders may also impose restrictions on an offender's freedom to travel or bar the offender from contacting certain people.

Matanuska-Susitna Borough Probation & Parole Officers

Probation Departments are staffed with Probation and Parole Officers, who are Matanuska-Susitna Borough peace officers that are responsible for assessing offenders' risks and needs, ensuring that offenders comply with their court orders, and supervising their rehabilitation efforts. Probation Officers conduct scheduled and unannounced Matanuska-Susitna Borough home visits and work visits to monitor offenders, administer drug tests, connect offenders to supportive and social services, and generally monitor their activities. Matanuska-Susitna Borough Probation Officers may report back to the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Court on an offender's progress and make recommendations regarding community supervision. They also help victims obtain restitution. Probation Depts in Matanuska-Susitna Borough may also have special programs or units for intensive supervision of certain types of offenders, such as mentally ill offenders, gang members, or offenders who show a higher risk for violent behavior.

Pretrial Services

Probation Departments may also provide pre-sentencing investigations of offenders for courts in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska. Pretrial services research the offender's background, gather information from victims and others, and make recommendations regarding sentencing and the suitability of probation for the offender.