Probation

Jail Time

The Bedford County Probation System is a Governmental Agency established by resolution of the Bedford County Board of Commissioners. Effective January 1, 2001, Bedford County Probation System serves as the enforcement arm of the General Sessions Court of Bedford County supervising misdemeanor probationers. Bedford County Probation System currently employees a Director, Administrative Assistant, and four (4) supervising Probation Officers. The Interpreter for the Courts also maintains an office in this location. This office currently supervises more than 1,000 misdemeanor probationers.

Mission Statement:

“It is the Mission of Bedford County Probation System to provide effective supervision to misdemeanor probationers in such a way as to minimize the risk to the public; structure compensation to make victims whole by maximizing restitution; As well as providing opportunities for the probationer to remain or gain meaningful employment, training and treatment for continued success.”

Vision Statement:

“To involve and empower improvement in individual knowledge and skills, thereby enhancing both society and workplace behaviors. To renew each day the commitment to providing a safe and humane environment of supervision, with opportunities for positive behavioral change”

Value Statement:

The Bedford County Probation System is committed to continuous improvement by working toward a common goal. All employees are encouraged to be flexible, creative, and responsive in meeting the needs of Bedford County and the clients they manage, as well as full accountability to the taxpayers of our community.