Consistent with all other law enforcement and criminal justice organizations, the primary purpose of “Probation” is the protection of public safety. We achieve this purpose in three specialized ways:
We investigate major elements of crimes, the impact upon victims, the criminal histories and behavior of offenders, plus possible sentencing alternatives. We provide this information to the Superior Court in the form of accurate and impartial reports and recommendations. We monitor and supervise those placed on probation to ensure that court ordered “conditions of probation” are obeyed and public safety is maintained. We provide opportunities for probationers to receive treatment, resources, and services that will prevent them from returning to criminal activities.
Within the criminal justice system, probation represents the link between the application of appropriate consequences for illegal behavior and the recovery of offenders to productive, law-abiding lives.
|RFP: Probation Case Management System The County’s objective is to purchase a CMS that is functionally rich, extensible, scalable and based on configurable architecture, requiring minimal customization. The ideal System will intentionally support enterprise-wide workflow(s), multiple data structures and provide aggregated reporting capabilities. Lastly, it is required that a comprehensive CMS include proposed application software, and training and support as needed to meet the County’s functional and technical requirements.|
|*In the News* : Juvenile Hall holds Practice Drill (San Mateo Daily Journal) Printed from THE DAILY JOURNAL, dtd. 11/11/2010: As juvenile hall wards fought during a PE class, took a teacher hostage and tried escaping the confines of the Youth Services Center, probation officials had one hope — that at least one thing would go wrong. If the response team executed the search and extraction of the missing teens perfectly, they said, they might not find flaws in the system. more>>|