The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office has taken over misdemeanor probation and they’re taking a long-needed, hard look at making the system more efficient.
What You Need to Know About Probation in Pinellas
The probation office will be relocating to 14500 49th Street North with probation officers on location. Their hours are from 7:00am to 5:00pm. Look for their entrance on the north side of the building.
Check-in and assignment will,
Other services at this location include,
The New Cost of Probation
The cost of regular probation will stay the same. However, the costs of comprehensive probation will be going up.
The Scram X alcohol monitor is an ankle monitor and a home unit that must be plugged into an outlet.
The GPS ankle monitor only needs to be charged for 3 hours a day. It can be set up to have inclusion and exclusion zones. If you need more information, speak to Sgt. Ellison at 727-464-6298.
As for curfew, it will remain on a call-in basis. However, they’re looking at making this system more efficient as well.
Also, they’re currently considering changing mail-in probation to an online system for efficiency.
If you need to contact probation, their main number is 727-464-8100.
And, if you need aggressive legal representation in your criminal defense case, contact The Denson Firm today.
05/09/2013 12:19 PM
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