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November 15, 2023 | Probation Department

CAPIA Bay Region Supervisor of the Year 2023

Juvenile Hall Supervisor Chai Walin has been recognized by the California Association of Probation Institutions Administrators (CAPIA) as the 2023 Bay Region Supervisor of the Year. Chai has been an outstanding Juvenile Hall facility supervisor for over 10 years.

July 11, 2023 | Probation Department

Sonoma County Probation Supports Special Olympics!

Probation staff recently attended the Special Olympics Unified Track and Field Meet at Windsor High School where they supported and cheered on the student athletes during their events. The celebrations continued after the meet when athletes went through a tunnel of local law enforcement personnel for congratulations and high fives! There were approximately 200 student athletes in attendance.

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.

March 04, 2024 | Probation Department

Sonoma County Juvenile Hall opens new music studio

Sonoma County’s Juvenile Hall has opened a new music recording studio with the goal of promoting self-expression, positivity and wellness among youth detained at the facility with the assistance of local music professionals.

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.