The 5th Judicial District Community Corrections Program (CCP) serves the citizens of Suffolk, Franklin, Southhampton County and Isle of Wight.
The Comprehensive Community Corrections Act for local responsible offenders (effective July 1, 1995) enables any city, county, or combination thereof to develop, establish and maintain community-based corrections programs to provide the judicial system alternatives for offenders who require less than institutional custody. Community Corrections Services operation is consistent with State Codes, Chapter 5.4 and Title 53 Section 53-180 through 53-185.3 and §19.2-152.2 through §19.2-152.7 as a legal base. The program is funded by the Commonwealth through the General Appropriations Act. The Department of Criminal Justice Services periodically reviews each program to determine compliance.
The 5th Judicial District Community Corrections Program (CCP) is committed to maintaining public safety by serving as a sentencing alternative to courts in the 5th District for misdemeanant and non-violent felony offenders.
Working in collaboration with various local and state agencies, the CCP strives to facilitate a change in offenders' thought processes and behaviors, resulting in offenders' decision to terminate their involvement in criminal behavior.
Ensure that offenders satisfy all court ordered conditions.
Ensure offenders successfully complete educational programs, training courses and receive counseling services (i.e. mental health, domestic violence, etc.)
Committed to assisting offenders in their rehabilitative process with the idea that they will become lifelong law abiding citizens which lends to creating and maintaining safe communities for citizens living within the 5th District.