Mission: To provide public protection while transporting in-custody adults or juveniles to and from court, medical appointments and drug rehabilitation & placement facilities.
Goals: To provide safe and secure in-custody transportation for juveniles and adults ·To present a positive image of security and professionalism to the public. ·To maintain a comprehensive records system.
Adult Transports: From the Yolo County Jail to residential drug treatment programs located throughout California, as Court ordered, and from the Probation Department office to the Yolo County Jail following arrest for violating conditions of probation.
Juvenile Transports: From the Yolo County Juvenile Detention Facility to Court hearings (Staff also maintains Court security while in Court), residential treatment programs, placements, and youth ranches located throughout California, and various medical appointments, when the need cannot be met by medical services provided at the Juvenile Detention Facility (JDF), airport/airline to designated locations, and other detention facilities including the California Youth Authority (CYA).
Juvenile Transports to the Yolo County Juvenile Detention Facility: From Court hearings when an out-of-custody offender is remanded into custody by the Judge, Juvenile halls located in other jurisdictions when the minor is a ward or resident of Yolo County but who has been arrested or violated probation in that other jurisdiction, and residential treatment programs, placements, youth ranches located throughout California when the minor has failed or completed the program and now must be returned to Yolo County.
Transportation Training Requirements
Officers assigned to the Transportation Unit are Peace Officers under Penal Code Section 830.5 and are armed while on duty. All officers maintain rigorous training requirements. These include, but are not limited to: Firearms Familiarization; Force and Weaponry; Use of Force/Intervention Techniques; Quarterly Firing Range Qualification; Monthly Firing Range Exercises; Management of Assaultive Behavior/Control and Arrest Techniques.