Learning through Service (LTS)
WORK CREWS ARE SUSPENDED FOR THE WINTER. Probationers needing to complete LTS hours should work with their probation officer on individual community service placement locations.
Court Ordered DUI Education Class:
Diversion Solutions, LLC will be providing the court ordered DUI Education Class. The cost of the class is $100. Please click here for dates and registration information.
Probation Office Location:
Participation in a juvenile work crew will need to be scheduled through the individual probation officer. Juvenile crews run from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on Saturdays with one additional week day option as circumstances warrant. Contact your probation officer for additional information.
(Accepting Applications for Spring 2014)
Interns in Rice County gain experience in all aspects of juvenile and adult probation services, have access to all training made available to the department during their semester, and learn about the administration of community corrections under Minnesota's Community Correction Act.
Interested students should complete the application and submit it along with a cover letter and resume to the director. Interviews will be scheduled and students will be advised of their acceptance following completion of a background check. Please click HERE to access the application and instructions.
The Rice County Department of Community Corrections works closely with criminal justice system stakeholders, schools, victim service agencies, youth service agencies, social services and community groups to address the characteristics of offenders that lead to recidivism. As a Community Corrections Act county we serve juvenile and adult probationers as well as offenders who are released from Minnesota prisons. We take an evidence-based approach to supervision focusing our efforts on offenders with the highest risk and most critical needs.
Vision, Mission, Values
Our vision is a safe, stable, and vibrant COMMUNITY advanced through collaboration with criminal justice system and human services partners, service providers, COMMUNITY leaders and the public.
Click HERE for the full Vision, Mission, and Values statements.
As a Community Corrections Act county, Rice County develops and submits a biannual comprehensive plan per expectations of the Minnesota Department of Corrections. 2013 is an "interim" year for the Rice County plan. It can be found HERE.
Individual Community Work Service (CWS):
Offenders who are ordered to to individual CWS hours may use the map below to locate a site near their location. Clicking on a pin-point on the map opens a window with site location, contact information, hours, and type of work that can be done by calling the site to schedule your hours. You may select a location that is not on the list/map but must contact our office (507-332-6106) to receive approval in advance.
A list of community sites is also available using this link: Community Work Service Sites
Offenders will need to have a community work service timesheet signed by someone at the work site. These may be verified by a probation officer. The timesheet is available using this link: Probation Community Service Timesheet or Non-Probation Community Service Timesheet.
- Chemical Health Resource Directory
- Discover Corrections
- Minnesota Department of Corrections
- Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission
- Minnesota State Legislature
- Minnesota State Court System
- Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
- Minnesota Council on Crime and Justice
- Minnesota Department of Public Safety