Criminal Justice Services

CJS Building
Criminal Justice Services

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Youth Services

Hours: Mon - Fri, 8 am - 5 pm

Email: Email Us

Phone: (785) 331-1300

Adult Services North

Hours: Mon - Fri, 8 am - 5 pm

Email: Email Us

Phone: (785) 331-1300

New Hampshire Office

Hours: Mon - Fri, 8 am - 5 pm

Email: Email Us

Phone: (785) 832-5220

What We Do

Criminal Justice Services provides the following for both adult and juvenile clients:

  • Promote public safety
  • Hold citizens accountable for their behavior
  • Improve the ability of citizens to live productively and responsibly in our community
Adults in court alternative program

Adult Services

Adult Services includes community-based alternatives to incarceration and pretrial services. Specialty courts offer options for drug sentencing and those with behavioral health issues. Click to learn more.

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Juvenile Detention

Youth Services

Youth Services offers alternatives to incarceration for juvenile offenders as well as juvenile detention. Day School, Juvenile Community Corrections and Volunteering offer families options for rehabilitation...

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Programs and Initiatives

Criminal Justice Services can provide information about community programs for adults and youth who are looking for support. This includes options for therapy, learning, volunteering and transportation.

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Frequently Asked Questions

No. All services provided through the Douglas County pretrial release program are at no cost to the defendant, including electronic monitoring.

Yes. As long as it is permitted by the courts, a program participant can maintain full employment.

No, however, judges have discretion to order a cash or surety bond be posted as a condition of any pretrial release.

Yes. Douglas County offers a house arrest and electronic monitoring program. The program provides electronic monitoring at no cost to Douglas County residents, or as approved by the court. For more information on the house arrest program or to set… Read More

Bond and pretrial release are at the discretion of the Court.  There are many reasons as to why a judge may choose to require that a cash or surety bond be posted for release.  Since each case is unique, it is best to contact the defense counsel… Read More

Pretrial services has an automated calling system to send out notifications to remind people of upcoming court hearings. The system has been programmed to send out notifications two days prior and the day of the hearing.  If you believe the… Read More

3 Locations

1006 New Hampshire

1006 New Hampshire St.
Lawrence, KS 66044
United States

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 am - 5 pm

Email: Email Us

Phone: 785-832-5220

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1006 New Hampshire Building

Adult Services North

330 NE Industrial Ln
Lawrence, KS 66044
United States

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 am - 5 pm

Email: Email Us

Phone: 785-331-1300

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Adult Services North Facility

Youth Services

330 NE Industrial Ln
Lawrence, KS 66044
United States

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am - 5pm

Intake Only: Open 24 hours, 7 days a week

Email: Email Us

Phone: 785-331-1300

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Youth Services Building North