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Equity in Gender, Diverse Officers Focused on Collaborative Safety for All
California Probation officers are diverse and highly educated professionals with over 72% of probation officers identifying as non-white, and 51% are women, the majority have four-year degrees, and over half of probation departments have employed former system-involved individuals.
California Probation is educated and trained to help protect communities by carefully balancing justice-involved individuals’ need for accountability along with their need for the help and hope required to safely leave the justice system permanently.
CA Department of Justice Victims’ Services Unit – The Victims’ Services Unit offers crime victims and their families support and information at every stage of the criminal process.
CA Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation, OVSRS – Provides information on offender release, restitution, parole conditions and parole hearings when the offender is incarcerated in prison. 1-877-256-6877
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ICYMI: The Reporter: Solano’s probation chief tries to put offenders on ‘path to succeed’
Chris Hansen: ‘Custody doesn’t save people. The tough part is being out.’
From Richard Bammer in The Reporter
As Solano County’s chief probation officer, Chris Hansen has long lived by a simple code of service over self, if his considerable resume serves as evidence.
CPOC Releases the Connector!
Quarterly Newsletter to Bring you Highlights of California Probation's Work
Welcome to The Connector!
In this quarterly newsletter, the Chief Probation Officers of California (CPOC) will share stories, articles and highlights of the often unseen work Probation does throughout California to create safer communities through accountability and opportunity.