About Us

What is Misdemeanant Corrections Association (MCA)?

The Misdemeanant Corrections Association was organized in 1971 by misdemeanant probation directors to increase the quality, continuity, and effectiveness of misdemeanant probation services within Washington State.


Goals of the association include:

  • Enhancement of professional excellence in misdemeanant corrections;
  • Coordination of misdemeanant services statewide;
  • Collecting data for evaluation and informational purposes;
  • Development and support of legislation pertaining to misdemeanant corrections;
  • Promoting the development of new misdemeanant corrections programs;
  • Establishing guidelines for misdemeanant corrections services;
  • Providing information to the community about misdemeanant probation services and encouraging the utilization of community resources for offenders;
  • Working in cooperation with government and private organizations involved in corrections services.
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