Roger Jefferies, County Executive
The mission of the Justice Planning (JP) Department is to support the Travis County Commissioners Court and key stakeholders by providing quality data analysis and the planning, implementing, and sustaining county-wide initiatives for the reduction of crime and the enhancement of public safety.
Caryl Colburn, Director
Travis County Counseling and Education Services (TCCES) promotes public safety and crime reduction through assessment and rehabilitative programs for adults and juveniles referred by various criminal justice affiliates.
Kameron Johnson, Public Defender
The Juvenile Public Defender's (JPD) Office is committed to providing legal representation to individuals of Travis County who are unable to afford legal counsel and who are facing criminal accusations or other statutorily defined action.
Melissa McRoy Shearer, Director
The Travis County Mental Health Public Defender Office serves the needs of persons with mental illness involved in the criminal justice system.
Leslie Hill, Managing Attorney
The Office of Child Representation (OCR) provides legal representation and case management for children who are involved in Child Protective Services cases.
Lori Kennedy, Managing Attorney
The Office of Parental Representation (OPR) provides indigent, primary parents or guardians who have had their children removed or are at risk of having their children removed by The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services due to allegations of abuse/neglect.
Kris Donley, Director
The Dispute Resolution Center is an independent, nonprofit organization that provides and promotes accessible, high-quality dispute resolution services for all people in Travis County and the surrounding Austin, TX areas.
(The Adult Probation Department (CSCD) does not fall under the purview of Justice and Public Safety.)