From Pete Levine in AFSCME
“I’m not hired to judge. I’m hired to help you get rehabilitated,” says Deputy Probation Officer Stacy Ford, of his philosophy in working with the juveniles living at Camp Afflerbaugh, a detention center run by Los Angeles County Probation Department.
Accountability can lead to recovery & healing: Anthony’s Story
A Powerful Story of Accountability with Opportunity & Healing
Watch Anthony’s powerful story of how accountability led to his path of recovery and healing.
Riverside County Probation proudly supports clients as they overcome challenges and regain their lives. After years of addiction, homelessness and family estrangement, Anthony was ready to change. He just didn’t know it yet.
It took a little tough love to nudge him in the right direction. Anthony’s daughter called his Probation Officer because she knew that may be the difference in saving her father’s life.
From Staff in Daily Republic Journal
The Solano County Probation Department’s Juvenile Detention Facility in collaboration with the Solano County Office of Education will host a grand opening of the new construction trades classroom.
ICYMI: Larry Younger A Champion for Incarcerated Youth and Their Families
Deputy Probation Officer III Larry Younger Featured in City of Santa Rosa's Multicultural Roots Project
Kind, exuberant, compassionate, understanding. These are just a few of the words used to describe Larry Younger, Probation Officer with Sonoma County’s Juvenile Probation Division. Larry’s joyful disposition lends itself well to his work: supporting incarcerated and probationary youth toward a better, more prosperous path forward.
Around Kern County Highlights Probation’s RAP Program
Ally Soper highlights Kern County Probation Department's solution to address individual needs of youth
You won’t want to miss the final episode of Around Kern County where Ally Soper, Chief Communications Officer, highlights Kern County Probation Department’s solution to address individual needs of youth in their juvenile facilities. Their Re-Entry, ADA, and Programming Unit, also known as RAP, is an evidence-based program designed to set youth up for success after their release.
Amanda Gibbs has been appointed to serve as the Chief Probation Officer (CPO) for Napa County, replacing Julie Baptista who retired last month.
From SF Gate
San Francisco Superior Court officials announced on Tuesday the appointment of Cristel Tullock as the newest chief of adult probation.
From Karen Pank in CalMatters
Splashy headlines, viral videos and fear of lawlessness have spurred the beginnings of a proverbial pendulum swing in California.
ICYMI: Marin schools launch speakers bureau on diversity, career success
From the Marin Independent Journal
From Keri Brenner in the Marin Independent Journal
A new equity-driven speakers bureau is launching in Marin schools through the Marin County School/Law Enforcement Partnership.
Lecturers will visit and present their stories within the schools’ ethnic studies, social studies, health or history classes.
From the Mountain Democrat
SACRAMENTO — Outstanding leaders in the probation profession from throughout California were recognized Dec. 9 for their community contributions with awards from the Chief Probation Officers of California. Awardees were celebrated for their work and dedication to the transformation of adults and youth who are seeking to live healthy, productive lives outside the justice system.
From Kayla Kirby in the Desert Review
EL CENTRO — The Imperial County Board of Supervisors presented a special recognition to Supervisory Probation Officer Oswaldo Guerrero Tuesday, Dec. 14.
ICYMI: Marysville Appeal-Democrat: ‘Seeing themselves in a different light’
YCOE provides CTE courses to incarcerated youth
From Diana Vasquez in the Marysville Appeal-Democrat
The Yuba County Office of Education in partnership with the Yuba County Probation Department is providing career technical education to youth involved with the juvenile justice system.
Removing Barriers & Bringing Services to the Community: A common-Sense Approach to Working with Justice-Involved Unhoused Individuals
How Placer County Probation is Innovating to Enhance Safety by Increasing Access to Tools, Resources for the Those in Need
In an innovative move to remove barriers for justice-involved people in Placer County, particularly the unhoused and those with transportation barriers, Placer County Probation Department this month unveiled their Probation Outreach Vehicle (POV).
The modified vehicle is a first-of-its-kind mobile probation office, courtroom and assessment center used to better meet the needs of the community and justice-involved people where they are.
From Celeste Alvarez in the Imperial Valley Press
The diligent contributions of Imperial County Officer Oswaldo Guerrero were recently highlighted during the 2021 Annual Chief Probation Officers of California Awards Ceremony.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – December 13, 2021 – The Chief Probation Officers of California (CPOC) announced the election of its 2022 executive officers: President Chief John Keene (San Mateo County), Vice President Chief Jennifer Branning (Lassen County), and Secretary/Treasurer Chief Kelly Vernon (Kings County).
On December 1, 2021, twenty-three probationers were honored at the Marin County Civic Center’s Board of Supervisors chamber for positively changing their lives and inspiring others. Each probationer was celebrated on the Marin County Probation Department’s Wall of Change, where personal stories of their transformations are documented in the department’s lobby for all probationers to see. The Wall of Change ceremony was an emotional tribute to the 2020 and 2021 induction classes. The 2020 event was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Outstanding Adult and Juvenile Justice Leaders Honored for their Community Efforts at Chief Probation Officers of California Ceremony
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – December 9, 2021 – Outstanding leaders in the probation profession from throughout California 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 the transformation of adults and youth who are seeking to live healthy, productive lives outside of the justice system.