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Outcomes and Successes

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.

Substance Abuse

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.

Mental Health

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 mental health resource page for additional informatioin and help

What to Expect

Presentence services in the Northern District of Texas 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.


Pretrial Expectations


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.

Helping them prepare for release

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.

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