Note: During the COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place Order, the Probation Department's public hours will be 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (public hours for the West Sacramento Office end at 4:00 p.m.)

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Chief Probation Officer Dan Fruchtenicht

Vision: Our vision is to provide effective and innovative services while improving lives and creating a healthier and safer community.


Mission: To provide public safety and foster behavioral change.


  • Commitment to community protection and service
  • Commitment to supporting the needs of families
  • Commitment to staff development, training and support
  • Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Empowerment of staff to promote respectful and forthright communication
  • Recognition of the potential for positive change in all people
  • Recognition that staff are the department's most valuable resource
  • Respect and support the dignity of all individuals

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