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Adult Probation

The Limestone County Probation Department, located in Athens, AL, is an agency that oversees court-ordered probations. In Alabama, courts impose probation as an alternative to incarceration. The Probation Department monitors offenders on probation, ensuring they follow the court-ordered conditions to avoid jail or other punishments. The Probation Office implements probation orders, conducts community-based supervision, and works to reduce the likelihood of recidivism. They also help rehabilitate adult and juvenile offenders.

You may contact the Department of Probation for questions about:

  • Athens probations and parole information
  • How to find criminal records and warrant searches
  • How to look up parole records
  • Athens or Limestone County background checks
  • Information on inmates released from Limestone County jails and prisons
  • Probation and Parole Officer jobs and employment
  • Alabama Probation and Parole Office policies

Juvenile Probation

The Juvenile Probation Office manages a caseload of Juvenile offenders, including supervising children on court orders, informal adjustment, and consent decrees. The Juvenile Probation Officers perform intake and magistrate duties, including initiating juvenile cases and making informal adjustments according to the Alabama Rules of Juvenile Procedure, receiving and evaluating misdemeanor criminal complaints, and screening compiling, investigating, verifying, and presenting reports to court officials; develops and prepares recommendations to the juvenile judge regarding the incarceration of children. at large in violation of the provisions of this chapter. Every municipality over 5,000 in which the county pound is not located shall maintain a suitable pound or contribute its pro rata share to the staffing and upkeep of the county pound.

Phone: (256) 233-4043
Fax: (256) 216-1448

Office Hours
Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-4:30PM

Benjamin Trimm, e-mail
District D Division 1

503 North Jefferson Street, Ste. B
Athens, AL 35611

Phone: (256) 233-6425
Fax: (256) 233-6499

Office Hours
Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-4:30PM

Tara Pressnell
Chief Juvenile Probation Officer
(256) 216-3820

Melissa Meadows
Juvenile Probation Officer
(256) 216-3823

Katye Hanson
Community Service Director
(256) 216-3821

April Smith
Juvenile Court Liason
(256) 216-3824

1109 W. Market Street
Suite D & E, Athens, AL 35611