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County Spotlight: Lake County Probation Department hosts Collaborative Resilient Re-entry Events in their Community

County Spotlight: Lake County Probation Department hosts Collaborative Resilient Re-entry Events in their Community

The Lake County Probation Department, in collaboration with the Lake County Campus of Woodland Community College, hosted a Resilient Re-entry event in late 2023, designed to provide valuable resources and guidance to justice-involved individuals.

The event aimed to facilitate the reintegration of justice-involved individuals into society by offering a range of services, including record expungement, information about college education opportunities, and even free tattoo removal services.

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What Works Wednesdays: State Investment in Probation Associated with Lower Recidivism, Improved Safety

Probation Officer smiling and speaking with a Client

The California Probation Resource Institute (CaPRI) released a study conducted by respected expert Mia Bird who is a Visiting Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley and Ryken Grattet who is a Professor of Sociology at UC Davis.  The report, titled, “SB 678 Incentive-Based Funding and Evidence-Based Practices Enacted by California Probation Are Associated with Lower Recidivism Rates and Improved Public Safety,

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Placer County Probation Officer named Sacramento Regional Employee of the Year

From Gold Country Media.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — December 21, 2023 – A Placer County deputy probation officer received national recognition for his work in more than 45 cases regarding the homeless, according to a Chief Probation Officers of California (CPOC) press release.

Placer County Probation Outreach Team member Deputy Probation Officer James Corry has worked in probation since 2016 and for Placer County for 17 years. Through 2023, Corry has engaged with the homeless, coordinated cleanup efforts, distributed water and has even saved lives through his kindness.

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Breaking the Cycle: Sacramento County Probation works with community organizations to help juveniles changes their lives

From Sacramento News and Review.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — December 19, 2023 – Josef Gray is fighting against many forces as he tries to help young people stay clear of the justice system. Mostly, though, he is fighting a word.

Inevitable.

That’s how it seemed for him and his childhood friends from South Sacramento, who wound up tangled in the system. Wrong place, wrong time, wrong choice, and a story that seemed to repeat on an endless loop.

For Gray, it meant three years in the probation system. But it also meant a determination to chart a different course for the kids coming up behind him.

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Outstanding Adult and Juvenile Justice Leaders Honored for their Community Efforts at Chief Probation Officers of California Ceremony

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – December 7, 2023 – Outstanding California probation leaders were recognized for their community contributions with awards from the Chief Probation Officers of California (CPOC). Awardees were celebrated for their work and dedication to transforming adults and youth seeking healthy, productive lives outside the justice system. 

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Former Plumas employee wins statewide probation award

From the Plumas Sun.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – December 13, 2023 –  Outstanding California probation leaders were recognized for their community contributions with awards from the Chief Probation Officers of California on Dec. 7 in Sacramento. Awardees were celebrated for their work and dedication to transforming adults and youth seeking healthy, productive lives outside the justice system. 

The winner of the CPOC Employee of the Year and North Region Employee of the Year awards is Scott Quade, formerly of the Plumas County Probation Department. 

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California Probation Connection Podcast Episode 13 is out now

Chief Probation Officers of California (CPOC) has released the thirteenth episode of their podcast, The California Probation Connection.

In this episode we are joined by Chief Probation Officer Jennifer Branning of Lassen County Probation, and dive into the evolving landscape of probation and discuss just some of the efforts used to address the complex mental and behavioral health needs of individuals on their journey toward reentry.

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California Probation Connection Podcast Episode 13 is out now

Chief Probation Officers of California (CPOC) has released the thirteenth episode of their podcast, The California Probation Connection.

In this episode we are joined by Chief Probation Officer Jennifer Branning of Lassen County Probation, and dive into the evolving landscape of probation and discuss just some of the efforts used to address the complex mental and behavioral health needs of individuals on their journey toward reentry.