Riddle Block Building


The Portage County Adult Probation Department offers alternative sentencing options to the Common Pleas and Municipal Courts with the goal of reducing commitments to state penal institutions and the County Jail. The Department provides structured supervision and individualized, rehabilitative programming services to offenders, with the goal of instilling an improved sense of responsibility, enhancing the potential for offenders to become productive, law abiding members of the community, and ultimately reducing recidivism. Offenders will be treated fairly and shall be effectively supervised at the highest level of professional standards. Community safety and victim reparation are departmental priorities.