Notice:  Brown County Community Services Building will be closed to the public on Thursday September 21st.  Please utilize the drop box for any items you need to turn in.  If you need to speak with someone, please call 507-359-6500. 

Statutory Authority

MS 244.19 Subd. 3 : Powers and Duties. All county probation officers serving a district court shall act under the orders of the court in reference to any person committed to their care by court, and in the performance of their duties shall have the general powers of a peace officer, and it shall be their duty to make such investigations with regard to any person as may be required by the court before, during, or after the trial or hearing, and to furnish to the court such information and assistance as may be required; to take charge of any person before, during or after trial or hearing when so directed by the court, and to keep such records and make such reports to the court as the court may order.

All county probation officers serving a district court shall, in addition, provide probation and parole services to wards of the commissioner of corrections resident in the counties they serve, and shall act under the orders of said commissioner of corrections in reference to any ward committed to their care by the commissioner of corrections.

All probation officers serving a district court shall, under the direction of the authority having power to appoint them, initiate programs for the welfare of persons coming within the jurisdiction of the court to prevent delinquency and crime and to rehabilitate within the community persons who come within the jurisdiction of the court and are properly subject to efforts to accomplish prevention and rehabilitation.

They shall, under the direction of the court, cooperate with all law enforcement agencies, schools, child welfare agencies of a public or private character, and other groups concerned with the prevention of crime and delinquency and rehabilitation of persons convicted of crime and delinquency.

Online Payment

Probation fees can be made online or by phone using debit card, credit card or electronic check. To make a payment by phone, call 1-877-690-3729 (enter Jurisdiction Code 3315).

To make a Payment to Probation using Forte Payment Systems.


Note: Jail and Court fines/fees CANNOT be paid here.

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Contact Probation

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am to 4:30pm

1 S State St,
New Ulm, MN 56073
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Telephone: (507) 233-6620
Fax: (507) 233-6649

Email County Probation


Mission Statement

Commitment to Excellence through Leadership, Teamwork, and Education


Office Hours: 8am to 4:30pm
(most offices)

Main Office Phone: 507-233-6600

Courthouse Address:
14 S State St
New Ulm, MN 56073

Individual Office Hours may vary.