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
Phone: (863) 401-2410
3425 Lake Alfred Road 6 Gil Jones Plaza
Winter Haven, FL 33881
Phone: (863) 534-2114
Toll Free: (800) 780-5346
1745 US 17 S.
Bartow, FL 33830
Office Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.