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Community Supervision and Corrections (Adult Probation)

Community Supervision and Corrections (Adult Probation)

Javed Syed, Director

Dr. Jill Johansson-Love, Interim Deputy Director

Tracy Cooper, Interim Deputy Director

Community Supervision and Corrections (Adult Probation)

The Dallas County CSCD is a professional criminal justice agency that serves the public under the authority of the criminal judiciary system.

What is probation?

The Dallas County CSCD is charged with public protection through the supervision of more than 43,780 offenders residing in Dallas County. We enforce the court ordered conditions of community supervision and provide the offender with a wide range of rehabilitative services and resources.

Community Supervision is the supervised release of a defendant within the community in lieu of incarceration in jail or prison (versus parole, which is the supervision in the community upon early release from prison).

Dallas County CSCD is staffed by more than 432 community supervision officers, supervisors, division managers, clinical staff and administrators. Support staff numbers more than 77.

The Dallas County CSCD had a projected budget for FY 2018 of approximately $45,000,000 million. Projected collections in offender supervision fees are $11.1 million. In FY 2018, the following Dallas County CSCD, Community Service Restitution (CSR) statistics were collected:

Number of Defendants that worked CSR:4,229
Number of CSR Hours Worked:268,028
Number of Defendants who paid Restitution:3,230
Amount of Victim Restitution Collected:$2,954,613
Number of Canned food items collected as CSR116,062


Our administration is located at 1300 W. Mockingbird Lane 3rd floor, Dallas, Texas  75247. Specialized programs are located throughout the county.

There are 17 felony courts and 14 misdemeanor courts in the Dallas County criminal justice system where the supervision staff is responsible for carrying out duties as directed by the Judge.

There are 7 primary field supervision offices located throughout Dallas County  where supervision officers are responsible for ensuring that offenders comply with conditions of supervision.