Division of Criminal Justice Services

Rensselaer County

Directory of Alternatives to Incarceration (ATI) Programs

RENSSELAER COUNTY PRETRIAL SERVICES

Lisa Scott, Probation Supervisor

547 River Street, 2nd Floor,
Troy, New York 12180-2269
(518) 270-8440 FAX (518) 266-7127

Supervising Agency :

Rensselaer County Probation Department
Laura Bauer, Probation Director

This is a combined Pretrial Services and Day Reporting Program that provides a number of services on site, such as employment, job placement and group counseling. Additionally, a representative from the Capital District Treatment Alternatives to Street Crime (TASC) program provides evaluations and referrals for drug or alcoholism treatment.


RENSSELAER COUNTY WORK ORDER PROGRAM

Philip W. Liebener, Director

4000 Main Street
Troy, NY 12180-5972
(518) 266-2922 FAX (518) 266-2921

Supervising Agency:

Rensselaer County Office of the Sheriff
Jack Mahar, Sheriff
(518) 266-1901 FAX (518) 270-5447

This program began operation in 1988. Agency services are primarily assessment, community
service, court ordered restrictions and field supervision for convicted non-violent adult
offenders who have court mandated orders to complete unpaid work. This agency also
refers clients for counseling, educational services and job placement assistance.


RENSSELAER COUNTY PROBATION DEPARTMENT

Laura Bauer, Probation Director

547 River Street
Troy, NY 12180-2269
(518) 270- 8440 FAX (518) 266-7127

This is an agency of county government. Agency services include the preparation of pre-sentence investigations and reports for the criminal courts and the supervision of offenders sentenced to probation. Investigation and supervision functions are also provided for criminals released from jail by the Local Conditional Release Commission. Intake, investigation and supervision services are provided for Family Court. Many discretionary services for pretrial and alternative sentencing are also provided.