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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois


A Message From Director John Schow

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The DuPage County Probation and Court Services Department consists of 187 dedicated probation managers, officers and support personnel who provide Adult Probation, Pretrial Investigations and Supervision, DUI Assessment, Juvenile Probation, Detention Assessment and Transport, and many other Court Services with the single goal of Creating a Safer DuPage County!

Probation Officers are working hard everyday to reach that goal by facilitating sustainable positive behavior change so those we work with will continue to lead crime free, productive lifestyles after we are no longer involved.

On any given day, our men and women are supervising 3,350 adults and youths on formal probation, over 1,100 on pretrial release from the DuPage County Jail, and an additional 3,500 on court supervision. Last year, our officers documented 85,106 face to face contacts in homes, places of employment, Court, at the Probation Department and other locations in the community.

We offer job training and placement services, cognitive skill building and support groups, and referrals to outside professional community service agencies, which has helped us achieve and sustain a high Successful Probation Completion Rate of 77%.

On behalf of the men and women of the Best Probation Department in Illinois - Welcome to our website! We hope you find it useful and informative.

John H Schow

Date Posted: Thursday, December 13, 2018