The Monroe County Adult Probation Office is a valuable tool for the Monroe County Court. The Probation Program gives the County Court alternative options when sentencing defendants. With the ever rising costs of housing inmates in our County Jail as well as other County Jails, the Court can now place a defendant on probation rather than jail time. When a defendant is placed on Probation he/she meets with a Probation Office and explained the expectations of being in the program. When that defendant violates terms of probation he/she is either jailed, brought back in front of the sentencing judge or given other sanctions.