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May 17, 2023 | Probation Department

Community Forum on Mental Health

On May 2, 2023, Supervising Deputy Probation Officer, Bridget Beck, was selected to speak on one of four panels during the Community Forum on Mental Health.

May 15, 2023 | Probation Department

County Self-Assessment Launch

On April 18, 2023, Deputy Chief Probation Officer, Brad Michnevich, presented at the Sonoma County Family, Youth & Children’s Services and Juvenile Probation County Self-Assessment launch event.

May 04, 2023 | Probation Department

Probation Department Staff Participated in the Sonoma County Polar Plunge

Division Director, Melissa Segura and Probation Industries Crew Supervisor, Victor Gonzales from the Sonoma County Probation Department participated in the Sonoma County Polar Plunge on April 1, 2023 to raise money for our local Special Olympics athletes.

November 14, 2022 | Probation Department

Sonoma County Probation Department awarded grant to supervise people with multiple DUI convictions

The Sonoma County Probation Department has received a $220,000 grant for an intensive probation supervision program for high-risk DUI offenders with multiple DUI convictions.

October 14, 2022 | Probation Department

Vanessa Fuchs selected as Chief Probation Officer for County of Sonoma

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Oct. 25 is expected to confirm the appointment of Vanessa Fuchs as the county’s new Chief Probation Officer. Fuchs, who has been with the Sonoma County Probation Department since 1998, most recently serving as Deputy Chief Probation Officer, was selected following a nationwide search.

March 13, 2020 | Probation Department

County of Sonoma Translates Juvenile Justice Analysis into SystemicPolicy Change

The Sonoma County Probation Department concluded a comprehensive review of its juvenile justice system, which identified strategies for how the department and other youth-serving agencies can collaborate to improve youth outcomes.