New York City Department of Probation

Financial District Stroller Alley

Battle Heats Up Over Probation Office Proposed For Financial District

There was outrage Wednesday in a downtown neighborhood known as “stroller alley.” Residents are fighting to stop probation offices from moving onto the same street as daycare centers and preschools.


Probation Dept Comic (credit:, Making Public Policy)

NYC Probation Department Offers Comic Book For Juvenile Offenders

The comic features the story of a boy named Chris, dressed in low-slung jeans who gets taken into police custody as his two friends get away. But critics said the comic is filled with offensive stereotypes and cliches.