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DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION


Location: Ben West Building                 MAP

100 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 10      Nashville, TN  37201

Phone number: (615) 862-8380 Fax number: (615) 862-8364

Bob Green, Director, Ext. 70970


The Probation Department for the General Sessions Court of Nashville-Davidson County has the responsibility of ensuring that probationers comply with the conditions of court-ordered probation. This department handles misdemeanor criminal offenses which carry a maximum jail sentence and probation term of 11 months and 29 days per offense. While working toward that goal, the departmentís efforts are spent making the community a safer place to live.

Under the program, qualified individuals may be required to attend and complete alcohol and drug, anger management and shoplifting classes, participate in self-help group therapy, undergo drug testing, pay restitution to victims and perform community service work.

With a staff of 35 (including those assigned to the departmentís Electronic Monitoring program), the Probation Department supervise over 5,000 clients within the community, which consists of convicted misdemeanants and both pre-trial and post-trial felons from the countyís criminal courts helped make up that figure.