Michelle Thurner


 Phone: 863-534-2114

 Toll Free: 800-780-5346


Street Address:  

1745 US Hwy 17 S
Bartow, FL  33830

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 9000
Drawer CJ
Bartow, FL  33831-9000

Office Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday
7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

County Probation

For misdemeanor offenses, Polk County’s Probation Division offers convicted defendants an alternative to jail cells. Staff members within the division monitor assigned defendants for compliance with their probation conditions. The division also performs several other functions, which include:

  • Collecting victim restitution and supervision fees
  • Referring probationers to counseling and resource agencies when necessary
  • Assigning probationers community service hours to worksites in the county
  • Overseeing court-ordered electronic monitoring of defendants

The division has branch offices in Lakeland and Winter Haven.

Lakeland Polk County Government Center

Phone: (863) 603-6670

930 E. Parker St.

Lakeland, FL 33801

Northeast Polk County Government Center

3425 Lake Alfred Road 6 Gil Jones Plaza

Winter Haven, FL 33881

(863) 401-2410


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The Polk County Board of County Commissioners is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Polk County Board of County Commissioners