The Los Angeles County Probation Department announced Friday that 96 Probation officers and staff will receive the Department’s Medal of Merit for bravely assisting with the evacuation of youth at Barry J. Nidorf Juvenile Hall (BJNJH) in Sylmar and Camp Joseph Scott in Santa Clarita during the Saddleridge...
Los Angeles County Interim Chief Probation Officer Ray Leyva joined the L.A. County Board of Supervisors and Governor Gavin Newsom in recognizing probation professionals who work to keep communities safe as part of Probation Services Week from July 19 to July 25.
With the theme this year of “Restoring...
The Los Angeles County Probation Department has temporarily closed Camp Joseph Scott in Santa Clarita, the only probation facility exclusively housing girls, due to the declining population of youth assigned to probation camps in Los Angeles County.
This past weekend, probation, medical, and support...
The Los Angeles County Probation Department has been a leader across the county, state and nation in the fight against the commercial sexual exploitation of children.
Unfortunately, during the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for underage youth has not waivered and the department continues to be at the...
On Friday, Jan. 17, Ray Leyva began his tenure as Interim Chief Probation Officer of the Los Angeles County Probation Department after being appointed to the position by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors on Jan. 7.
Leyva brings with him more than 40 years of distinguished, results-driven leadership...
The Los Angeles County Probation Department has been recognized with three prestigious awards from the National Association of Counties honoring innovative, effective government programs that strengthen services for county residents.
NACo recognized the Probation Department’s UPS/East Los Angeles College...
The Los Angeles County Probation Department’s 2019 First Quarter Accomplishment Report is now available for viewing online.
Highlights of the January through March 2019 report include:
* Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall Closure
* Actress/Comedienne Tiffany Haddish Visits the Girls at Camp Scott
The Los Angeles County Probation Department presented its OC Spray Phase-Out Plan to the County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, June 25, during the regular public meeting of the Board at the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration in Downtown Los Angeles.
To view a copy of the plan, please visit Probation.lacounty.gov/ocphaseout.
Los Angeles County Probation Department officials presented their Spray Phase-Out Plan to the County Board of Supervisors Tuesday during the Board’s regular public meeting.
Under the plan, the Probation Department will completely cease its utilization of OC Spray (commonly referred to as “pepper...
Seven adults were arrested at a Valencia hotel Tuesday during an operation conducted by the Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Taskforce and deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, authorities reported Wednesday afternoon.
Jerome Roberson, 32, a resident of Bakersfield, was arrested...
The Supplemental Coronavirus Relief Fund Spending Plan approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors includes an allocation to L.A. County Library to provide digital support to individuals and communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, specifically by expanding the recently-launched Laptop & Hotspot Loan program that allows cardholders to borrow a Chromebook and wireless hotspot kit, and by extending the WiFi network range at libraries, to cover parking lots.
Following a summer hiatus, the Santa Clarita homeless task force met Wednesday to discuss the 2020 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count for the first time since its release — and concluded that keeping a separate local count may be the solution to an apparent undercount of local homeless in the countywide tally.
California State University, Northridge’s library is hosting a virtual exploration of women’s journeys in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) on Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. via Zoom.
College of the Canyons was one of two California community colleges recognized as one of "America’s Best Colleges for Student Voting" by Washington Monthly magazine for its commitment to inspiring students to vote and actively participate in community decisions.
Waste Management in Santa Clarita is encouraging community members to practice proper disposal of hazardous household materials in an effort to help prevent heat-related cart and collection truck fires while protecting the environment.
With lights and sirens on, two squads of Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies rolled out Thursday afternoon to assist in the fast-growing Bobcat Fire that prompted new evacuations in the Antelope Valley.
SACRAMENTO — Caltrans announced Monday that the state will receive more than $493 million in additional transportation funding from the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) annual August redistribution.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 31 new deaths and 1,448 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, including 21 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, bringing the SCV total to 5,690 confirmed cases and 56 deaths.
Songhai Armstead, a longtime advocate for the underserved and an innovator within Los Angeles County’s justice system, has been selected to head the county’s groundbreaking Alternatives to Incarceration Initiative.
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