The United States Probation Office serves as a vital component of the District Court, committed to the impartial administration of justice and entrusted with a shared responsibility for the protection of the community. In furtherance of our mission, we value: The inherent worth and dignity of all persons and the right of everyone to be treated equally, with fundamental fairness and respect. The concept of a safe and harmonious workplace which encourages a teamwork-oriented environment and professional enrichment. The importance of preparing independent, accurate and comprehensive investigative reports to assist the Court and related agencies in achieving the meaningful exercise of sentence, corrections and supervision. The responsibility of effective community supervision, by enforcing Court-ordered sanctions and safeguarding the public through appropriate risk control. The utilization of suitable treatment methods, consistent with the conditions specified by the Court, to aid the offender in bringing about improvements in his or her conduct and condition. The exploration and implementation of advanced technologies to enhance the range of services which our agency provides to the Court and community.