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Watch Seattle Probation Evolution Webinar: New Reporting Guidelines and Other Updates

On September 7, 2022, Seattle Municipal Court Judge Andrea Chin and court staff shared a deep-dive on the new reporting guidelines, case plan, and quarterly progress reports that will be going live with Probation Services clients in October. The presentation was followed by audience Q&A. If you missed it, you… [ Keep reading ]

From the bench: SMC judges on Probation Evolution

Seattle Municipal Court began the Probation Evolution project in June 2020 to redesign our approach to probation. This project wouldn’t be possible without the support of our bench. In July, Judge Willie Gregory stepped down as SMC’s Presiding Judge and stepped down from his role as a Probation Evolution Judicial… [ Keep reading ]

Probation Evolution: What’s next in 2022

SMC Probation Services’ goals are to improve peoples’ lives, eliminate disproportionate impacts on those we serve, and promote public safety. We began the Probation Evolution project in June 2020 to redesign our approach to probation. This year, we’re working diligently to execute our project plan. Here is an overview of… [ Keep reading ]

Year in Review: Probation Evolution at Seattle Municipal Court

Last summer, Seattle Municipal Court (SMC) published an evaluation of our Probation Services department commissioned from the Vera Institute of Justice. With it, we made a commitment to our clients, stakeholders, and community to evolve our approach to probation and address racial and gender disparities. We have embraced the principles outlined in… [ Keep reading ]