What is Probation?
The answer can differ greatly from state to state however probation in California has evolved to become one of the leaders in the use of evidence-based practices to help implement positive behavior change. Watch this video to find out more about how California Probation is Leading The Change in policy and in the lives of our clients.
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Jillyne, a former Probation client in San Bernardino County is a true story of transformation and success.
“I made some bad decisions and it caught up with me,” she says in an interview about her journey. However, she did not allow those decisions to define her.
After she was assigned to Officer Kirby in the Probation Department, she began making new choices and rewrote her life into an inspiring story of growth and success.
Sutter County Deputy Probation Officer Amy Depew was recognized by the Sutter County Board of Supervisors on September 24, for an act of heroism.
In early August of 2019, in the evening hours and while off-duty, Officer Depew received a call from police officers concerning an 18-year-old young man who was threatening to jump from a bridge. He was also holding a knife against his stomach.
Despite their best efforts, the police officers were unable to talk the man down from the bridge.