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Deb Anderson, District Supervisor

MN Department of Corrections

300 East St German Street, St Cloud MN 56304
Phone: (320) 223-7948
Email: Debbie.r.anderson@state.mn.us


Tim Huver

Corrections Agent

615 Hwy 23 East, PO Box 189, Foley, MN 56329
Phone: (320) 968-5192 :: Fax: (320) 968-5347
Email: thuver@co.benton.mn.us

For information relating to the jail, please visit the
Sheriff's Office Jail Information Page.

Overview

Benton County Probation is a State Contract Office providing Court Services to Benton County. The mission of Benton County Probation along with the Minnesota Department of Corrections is to hold offenders accountable and offer opportunities for change while restoring justice for victims and contributing to a safer Minnesota. Probation staff accomplish this by fostering community partnerships, optimizing best practices, creating a respectful diverse culture, utilizing effective communication and strategic and efficient use of resources.

Note: For information on the jail, please visit the Sheriff's Office.

Responsibilities

Benton County Probation provides supervision to juvenile and adult misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor offenders. Services include, but are not limited to, electronic monitoring, coordinating placement of offenders into appropriate community and residential programs, random drug testing, and completing necessary reports to assist the Court such as pre-dispositional reports, probation violation reports, discharge reports, progress reports, alcohol problems assessments, domestic abuse assessments and bail studies. Additional services include the completion of restitution studies, supervision and operation of a juvenile work crew, referral of offenders to selected educational and treatment based programs based on their individual needs, attendance at staffings in the schools and residential programs, restitution collection and completion of the Domestic Violence Inventory.