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Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Ft. Lauderdale Circuit Office

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Pam Poleszak
Circuit Administrator
3708A W. Oakland Park Blvd.
Lauderdale Lakes, Florida
33311

(954) 677-5913
FAX: (954) 677-5918

E-Mail:
ftlauderdale.cir@
mail.dc.state.fl.us

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, 2014):   14,752

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

Offices

170 - FT. LAUDERDALE CIRCUIT/INTAKE
3708A West Oakland Park Boulevard
Lauderdale Lakes, Florida 33311
(954) 677-5595
Fax: (954) 677-5672

171 - BROWARD NORTH
3714 W Oakland Park Blvd
Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33311
(954) 786-5466
Fax: (954) 497-3386

172 - BROWARD SOUTH
3718-4 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Lauderdale Lakes, Florida 33311
(954) 677-5500  
Fax: (954) 677-5548

174 - CYPRESS
5610 NW 9th Ave
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33309
(954) 267-4948  
Fax: (954) 267-4967 

175 - FT. LAUDERDALE EAST
2928 North State Road 7
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33313
(954) 677-5900  
Fax: (954) 677-5912  

177 - PLANTATION
3520 West Broward Boulevard
Kingston Building, Second Floor
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33312
(954) 797-1762  
Fax: (954) 797-1795

178 - HOLLYWOOD
1050 North Federal Highway
Hollywood, Florida 33020
(954) 924-3800  
Fax: (954) 924-3811

17-A - TAMARAC
3708A West Oakland Park Boulevard
Lauderdale Lakes, Florida 33311
(954) 400-6015
Fax: (954) 497-4133