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The Core Values of Probation

The Core Values of Probation

Watch this video to learn about what the core values of the Stanislaus County Probation Department are, and that each point of the badge represents a Core Values of the Department:

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PPPS Week Highlight: Six Graduates Celebrated the Completion of “Another Way”, Domestic Violence Program

In honor of Probation Services (PPPS) Week, Chief Probation Officers of California is spotlighting probation officers and staff who help justice-involved individuals transform their lives and put people on safer, healthier pathways.

Last year, Solano County Probation Department celebrated its first graduation for the Domestic Violence program, “Another Way.” This 52-week in-house program started in April 2020, allowing probation clients to participate free of cost. Six graduates were honored, and other classmates attended in support.

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Fresno County Highlights Probation Services Week

Fresno County Highlights Probation Services Week

From Fresno County

The Fresno County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed July 17 - 23, 2022, Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week.

The Fresno County Probation Department supervises approximately 13,000 adult and juvenile offenders. Annually, the department completes over 30,000 reports, screenings, and assessments.

The Probation Department also provides comprehensive services to victims and witnesses of crime. Victim-Witness advocates serve over 7,000 Fresno County citizens annually.

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CPOC Announces New Podcast: The California Probation Connection

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

CPOC is thrilled to share the launch of our new podcast, The California Probation Connection, hosted by CPOC executive director, Karen Pank.

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CPOC Honors Statewide Officers and Staff Who Keep Our Communities Safe in Celebration of Probation Services Week 2022
Probation Services Week Commemorates the Work of Probation Professionals Throughout California

Sacramento, CA, July 18, 2022 – This week, the Chief Probation Officers of California (CPOC) announced this year’s annual Probation Services Week, taking place from July 17 – July 23, 2022, to honor probation professionals who work to keep communities safe.

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Two Butte County Probation Officers Save Person from Overdose
Two Officers used Naloxone to Save the Life of a Citizen During a Community Event

In Butte County Probation Department Facebook Page

Officers Lisa Carrillo and George Wise were assisting the California Highway Patrol with security at the Silver Dollar Fair.

During their shift, they observed a young man who appeared to be under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances and was possibly suffering from a medical crisis.

The officers made contact with the individual and suspected he was suffering from an opioid overdose. The young man ultimately became non-responsive.

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Success Story: “Probation put a wall between what I should be doing and what I shouldn’t”

Success Story: “Probation put a wall between what I should be doing and what I shouldn’t”

Erik Garduno’s life could have turned out differently.

The 30-year-old grew up in a good family. But the area where he lived was rough and he spent some of his time with the wrong crowd. As a result, a high school beer run gone wrong put him on a short probation stint, which turned out to be a good thing because it kept him away from bad influences and helped him figure out what he was – and wasn’t – supposed to be doing.

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Release: CPOC Foundation Hosts 2022 Foster Care Conference Focuses on Building Connections for a Better Future

SACRAMENTO, CA (May 25, 2022) – The Chief Probations Officers of California Foundation today wrapped up its Foster Care Conference, “Building Connections for a Better Future,” which annually brings together hundreds of staff from probation departments, child welfare, behavioral health departments, STRTP and FFA agency providers and community-based agencies to provide opportunities to explore ways to enhance services and supports for foster youth and families.