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Sentencing to Service Program

Also known as:
Sentence to Service (STS)
Active dates:1984-

To provide an alternative sanction for the court for placing nondangerous offenders on supervised work crews. The STS program is operated by the Department of Corrections, the courts, and local governments.


The STS program is jointly financed by the department of Corrections and participating counties. The Sentencing to Service program was expanded substantially during the 1989-90 biennium.

The phrase "Sentence to Service" was added by Laws of MN 1990, Chap. 579, s. 3.

Sentencing to Service Program fact sheet. Minnesota Department of Corrections, February 2023.
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1992.
Record last updated: 08/07/2023

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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