District Court Probation and Community Services

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District Court Probation and Community Services

Director: James M. Malcolm Jr.


The District Court Probation and Community Services Department provides counseling, referral and monitoring services for Skagit County Adult Misdemeanor offenders.  We serve the Skagit County District Court, and the Municipal Courts of Anacortes, Burlington, Mount Vernon and Sedro Woolley.

District Court Probation and Community Services supervises a variety of charges such as:

  • Domestic Violence
  • Driving Under the Influence
  • Assault
  • Misdemeanor Sex Offenses
  • Misdemeanor Theft
  • Misdemeanor Drug Offenses

District Court Probation and Community Services also supervises and provides accounting for Court Ordered community service.   

Our Mission

The mission of the Skagit County Probation Department is to facilitate positive offender change and reduce recidivism as we serve the courts, protect the community, and enhance lives through proactive investigation, education, supervision, intervention, and support. 

Our Vision

Strive daily to provide the highest quality probation service to our community, our courts, and our clients. 

Core Values

We strive to reach our vision and accomplish our mission by following the core departmental values:

  • Accountability
  • Public Safety
  • Community Leadership
  • Community Collaboration
  • Teamwork
  • Belief in Change
  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Strive for Excellence
  • Equity and Fairness
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Being a Learning Organization

Guiding Principles

  • To treat everyone we encounter with dignity and fairness, always respecting individual and cultural diversity
  • Act always with integrity and accountability
  • Foster an environment that values commitment, collaboration and teamwork
  • Value partnerships with Skagit County Criminal Justice Agencies, Associations, Social Services, Municipalities, Tribal Governments and other Community Stakeholders
  • Utilize best practice approaches and interventions to promote personal responsibility, social growth, and long term stability
  • Accurate reporting to the Skagit County Judiciary
Message from the Director
Probation Staff Directory
Communication and Updates
Monthly Reporting
Ignition Interlock Manufactures
Community Service Reporting
Local Treatment Providers
Interstate Compact Transfer Information
Driver’s License Information
History of Probation

The office is open:
Monday through Friday
8:30am and 4:30pm.
Closed from 12pm to 1pm daily for lunch

1700 E. College Way
Mount Vernon, WA, 98273

Phone: (360) 416-1275
Fax: (360) 416-1280
Email: dcpb@co.skagit.wa.us

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