Those who help keep criminal offenders out of jail or prison through a variety of pretrial, probation, and parole programs are recognized. An official proclamation honors those who are in charge of people on community supervision. Sherri Carrier is County Court Services Director. She says they’re responsible for helping people get on the right path and stay there by helping them find jobs, housing, treatment, and support.
In times of tight budgets and jail overcrowding, Tulsa County leaders say the pretrial, probation, and parole programs are more important than ever.