Crime Prevention

New Leaf New Life

Website http://www.cs.indiana.edu/classes/a110/SL/NLNL/10/home.html
Phone 812-219-1349
Description New Leaf - New Life, Inc. was founded in April 2006 by a group headed by Rev. Harold (Hal) Taylor to address unmet needs of people caught up in our criminal justice system. New Leaf sees jail as an opportunity to intervene in the lives of troubled people following a philosophy of therapeutic justice. In Hal's words The corrections system should correct. People should come out of prison and jail more capable of leading productive lives than when they entered the system.
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Monroe County Public Restitution Program

Website http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/Justice/CommunityCorrections/ProgramDescriptions.aspx
Phone 349-2000
Hours M-Th 7:00am - 7:00pm, Friday 7:00am - 4:00pm
Description Public Restitution was initiated in 1983 and maintains a volunteer labor source for nonprofit and government agencies. Probationers are referred to various agencies to complete Court ordered community service hours. The agency representative is responsible for supervision and documentation of hours worked by participants. More than forty agencies in the community are involved with the program. In 1997 a new user fee of $1 per each hour ordered was placed into effect to help cover expenses of operation. As of July 1, 2002 the fee was increased to $2 per hour.
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Monroe County Prosecutor's Office

Website http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/Justice/Prosecutor.aspx
Contact Chris Gaal (Prosecutor)
Phone (812) 349-2669
Address Justice Building
301 N. College Ave., room 211
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description We represent the people of the State of Indiana to seek justice, promote greater public safety, and assist victims of crimes. We receive reports from law enforcement agencies and file criminal charges in appropriate cases. We will vigorously prosecute those who are guilty, while ensuring that the innocent are not wrongly convicted or oppressed.
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Monroe County Probation Department

Website http://www.co.monroe.in.us/tsd/Justice/Probation/AdultProbation.aspx
Phone (812) 349-2645
Hours Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 8am - 5pm; Tuesday, 8am - 6pm; Friday, 8am - 4pm
Description The mission of the Monroe County Probation Department is to promote a safer community by intervening in the lives of offenders, holding them accountable, and serving as a catalyst for positive change.
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