We believe U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services succeeds best when you do, and without it, we are not functioning like we really want. Our priority is to serve the Court and protect the community. That is done in many ways, but one of the best ones is helping you succeed in your interactions and services with us. Listed below are some examples of what we are talking about.
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What is the Substance Abuse Services Program?
A condition that requires people on supervision to participate in substance abuse treatment. Treatment may involve detoxification and consist of individual, family, or group counseling in an outpatient or residential setting. It also includes various methods of testing for the use of drugs. Refer to the Substance Abuse Treatment webpage of our site for additional information, guidance, assistance, and resources.
What is the Mental Health Services Program
A condition that requires people on supervision to participate in mental health treatment. Treatment may include such services as psychological/psychiatric evaluations; individual, family, or group counseling; and medication. See the mental health resource page for additional information and help
What is the Location Monitoring Program:
There are 93 judicial districts in the United States, and we are called the Eastern District of Tennessee. The policy of each district is created by the District Court and the Chief Probation Officer of the district. This site is available to provide basic information about supervision.
Presentence services in the Eastern District of Tennessee will conform with the Guidelines established by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts as found in the Guide to Judiciary Policies and Procedures, Vol. X, The Presentence Investigation Report, Publication 107, and Rule 32 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure.
About Pretrial Services Supervision
In the federal court system, along with investigations, supervision is a core responsibility of United States Pretrial Services Officers.
Pretrial supervision is a way to monitor the activities and behavior of people released on bond.
Our hope is that you will use all the information, and many contacts and links on this site to help them overcome barriers, gain employment, get access to any needed intervention and treatment, and achieve the support and insight needed to not only survive, but to succeed. In addition, listed below are excellent resources for families to understand this reintegration process better, gain family support, and help your loved one gain access to assistance. Please access the information and links below as needed to help you handle this situation better, and get the support you and they need.