Brian McLaughlin, Commissioner

Brian McLaughlin, Commissioner
Email: Brian.McLaughlin@Erie.gov

Michelle Olszowy, Deputy Commissioner
Email: Michelle.Olszowy@erie.gov


*COVID 19 UPDATE*

The Probation Department offices are closed to the public.  

Regarding Adult Probation: We are continuing to supervise probationers through electronic means, and continue to see those deemed to be highest risk in-person. We still perform investigations for the courts and are available to perform Release Under Supervision, albeit via telephone and mail.  The entire staff is available during the work week via phone and email.  If you have any questions, please call your probation officer, who is available five days a week.

Regarding Juvenile Probation:  We will continue to offer JD and PINS Intake services via telephone.  For PINS cases, families can call our PINS Information line at 858-8349. For JD Intakes, police departments and court clerks can scan and email appearance tickets to the department and can contact Supervisor Tybor, at 858-8046, with any questions. 

Regarding Adolescent Offender matters: We will no longer have an officer present in the Youth Part. Probation Officer Jessica Tiffany can be reached at 858-8971. We will continue to make home calls with the most at risk juveniles.

Other questions may be directed to 858-8680 or to the Commissioner's Office at 858-8205. 

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The Probation Department provides adult and juvenile probation services to all Courts within Erie County. The department's mission is to ensure the safety of the residents of Erie County by providing community based supervision and rehabilitation through a multi-disciplinary approach to persons being convicted of a crime or adjudicated.

What's Happening in Erie County Probation Department

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**UPDATE** Absconder has been apprehended!

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**UPDATE** Absconder has been apprehended!

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**UPDATE** Absconder has been apprehended!

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**UPDATE** Absconder has been apprehended!

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**UPDATE** Absconder has been apprehended!

Erie County Probation needs your help in finding this Absconder.  Please contact our confidential tip line at (716) 858-2800 or...

**UPDATE** Absconder has been apprehended!

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**UPDATE** Absconder has been apprehended!

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**UPDATE** Absconder has been apprehended!

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Services

  • Information: (716)858-8200
  • Administration: (716)858-8205
  • Cashier: (716)858-8223
  • PINS Inquires: (716)858-8349
  • Employment Program: (716)858-8706
  • Victim Advocate: (716)858-6402
  • Tipline: (716) 858-2800

To report illegal or inappropriate behavior by someone on probation, please call (716) 858-2800 or email probationtipline@erie.gov. Your call will remain anonymous.

Contact

 

Phone: (716) 858-8200
Fax: (716) 858-2862

Probation
One Niagara Plaza
Buffalo, New York 14202

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