National Crime Victims’ Rights Week: April 2-8

Press Release

Sacramento – Today, Chief Mary Butler, President of the Chief Probation Officers of California (CPOC), issued the following statement honoring National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 2017. “We join our law enforcement partners and crime victim organizations throughout the state and nation in commemorating April 2-8, 2017 as National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Our mission as probation departments is to protect our communities. We have great respect and admiration for those individuals and their families who so bravely deal with the life changing event of being a victim of crime. To honor those victims, we will continue to do everything within our power to restore those who have suffered from a crime and prevent future victimization.”

The Chief Probation Officers of California, are an association of all 58 counties with a shared identity as law enforcement leaders. We are committed to a research-based approach to public safety that promotes positive behavior change. Our leadership guides policy and practice in the areas of prevention, community-based corrections, secure detention and direct human services. Our goal is to prevent crime and delinquency, reduce recidivism, restore victims and promote healthy families and communities. We proudly serve our Counties and Courts.