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Ft. Lauderdale Circuit Office

Circuit Administrator Raul Fernandez
Raul Fernandez
Deputy Circuit Administrator Michelle L. Johns
Michelle L. Johns
Deputy Circuit
201 West Broward Blvd. Suite #203
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
(954) 677-5913
(954) 463-9498

Counties Served: Broward

General Information: This circuit covers all of Broward County in south Florida. Probation officers supervise offenders in the community who have been placed on probation or community control by the court and offenders who have been released from prison with post-release supervision. Probation officers enhance public safety by monitoring offender’s compliance with conditions of supervision. Probation officers assist offenders with resources and services necessary to transition from prison or jail to the community. Probation officers increase the offender’s likelihood of succeeding by using evidence based practices including assessment of risk and needs, enhancing offender motivation, providing positive reinforcement and ongoing support, and offering classes for self-improvement and behavior change including Life Skills, How to Make it on Probation or Community Control, Employment Interviewing and Application skills, Thinking for a Change or Moral Recognition Therapy Cognitive Behavior classes. Probation officers refer offenders to various community resources to assist them in obtaining employment, substance abuse counseling, mental health counseling, as well as other positive, self improvement programs to assist the offender.

Directions: From I-95, exit on Oakland Park Blvd. West. Proceed west on Oakland Park Blvd. to N.W. 36th Terrace. Turn left on N.W. 36th Terrace and make first right turn into Lauderdale Marketplace.

Offenders Under Supervision (as of June 30, 2017): 16,553

Community Based Sanctions and Programs: Substance abuse, mental health and sex offender treatment programs.


    2928 N. State Road 7
    Lauderdale Lakes, Florida 33313
    (954) 497-4121
    Fax: (954) 677-5912
    3708-A West Oakland Park Blvd
    Lauderdale Lakes, Fla 33311
    (954) 677-5595
    Fax: (954) 677-5672
    3714 W. Oakland Park Blvd
    Lauderdale Lakes, Fla 33313
    (954) 786-5466
    Fax: (954) 497-3386
    3718-4 West Oakland Park Blvd
    Lauderdale Lakes, Florida 33311
    (954) 677-5500  
    Fax: (954) 677-5548
  • 173 - FT. LAUDERDALE
    5600 NW 9th Ave
    Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33309
    (954) 991-7833
    Fax: (954) 991-7844
  • 174 - CYPRESS
    5610 NW 9th Ave
    Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33309
    (954) 267-4948
    Fax: (954) 267-4967
  • 175 - BROWARD WEST
    2928 North State Road 7
    Lauderdale Lakes, Florida 33313
    (954) 677-5900
    Fax: (954) 677-5912
  • 177 - BROWARD EAST
    2928 N. State Road 7
    Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33313
    (954) 797-1762
    Fax: (954) 497-1568
  • 178 - HOLLYWOOD
    3520 West Broward Blvd Suite #210
    Ft Lauderdale, Fla 33312
    (954) 924-3800
    Fax: (954) 321-2704