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Seward County Probation

Director: Carrie Rodriguez
Phone:  (402) 643-2562
Location:  Justice Center
Hours:   8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Nebraska State Probation Mission

We, the leaders in the community corrections, juvenile and restorative justice are unified in our dedication to delivering a system of seamless services which are founded on evidence-based practices and valued by Nebraska’s communities, victims, offenders and courts. We create constructive change through rehabilitation, collaboration and partnership in order to enhance safe communities.

Values & Belief Statements

To reach our vision and accomplish our mission, the Nebraska Probation System is guided by the following values and beliefs:

We Believe in Dignity, Respect and Integrity: As Officers of the Court, we are held to a higher ethical standard.  We take responsibility for treating employees, victims, offenders and all others with dignity and respect in all interactions.  Victims of crime are ensured a voice.  Staff are valued and respected for who they are and what they do.  We appreciate the cultural and gender differences of all.

We Believe in Professionalism: Probation staff adhere to a standard of excellence and serve as role models for all offenders.  We value and show professionalism towards the courts, victims, offenders, colleagues, and community partners.  We value a well-trained, highly-skilled professional staff.  Being sensitive to the needs of victims and offenders is key to the success of our mission.

We Believe in Resourcefulness: We value evidence-based community correctional programming as a cost effective alternative to incarceration. A creative and innovative staff is our greatest resource.  Investing in juvenile justice ultimately reduces recidivism.

We Believe in Excellence in Strength-Based Services: Vital to rehabilitation and accountability is community-based cooperation and collaboration.  Solid Probation practices based on proven research is fundamental to our success.  Positive change is achievable.

Treatment is a means of crime control: Developing competencies in the youth of today will lead to better citizens of tomorrow. Building on the strengths of offenders creates a basis for positive growth and change.

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