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Grant Gives L.A. County Additional Tool to Reduce DUI Recidivism Rates
Thursday, Nov 4, 2021

The Los Angeles County Probation Department received additional funds for a probation monitoring program for people convicted of driving under the influence. The $370,000.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will go toward check-ins with individuals on probation supervision to...

Adolfo Gonzales Begins Tenure as L.A. County’s Chief Probation Officer
Tuesday, Feb 2, 2021

Dr. Adolfo Gonzales began his tenure Monday as 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. 5. Gonzales brings 43 years of distinguished experience in law enforcement, institutional rehabilitation,...

LA County Temporarily Suspends Visitation at Juvenile Halls
Friday, Dec 11, 2020

The Los Angeles County Probation Department will suspend visitations at juvenile halls and residential treatment facilities for the next three weeks starting this weekend. The L.A. County Probation Department’s mission to “Rebuild Lives and Provide for Healthier and Safer Communities”...

County Probation Receives Grant to Monitor High-Risk DUI Offenders
Thursday, Dec 3, 2020

The Los Angeles County Probation Department is the recipient of a one-year, $356,615.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to monitor high-risk, repeat DUI offenders. “Our monitoring program helps DUI offenders stay on track and meet the terms of their probation,” said...

‘Operation Safe Halloween’ Sex Offender Sweep Nets Multiple Arrests, Contraband
Monday, Nov 16, 2020

During its 2020 “Operation Safe Halloween” compliance sweep of registered sex offenders over the holiday weekend, the Los Angeles County Probation Department made multiple arrests and seized drugs, guns, ammunition and other contraband. This year 239 homes and 58 vehicles were searched leading...

Probation Officers Recognized for Assistance During Saddleridge, Tick Fires
Saturday, Jul 25, 2020

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...

Probation Services Week in L.A. County July 19-25
Monday, Jul 20, 2020

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...

County’s Lone All-Girls Probation Camp in Santa Clarita Temporarily Closed
Tuesday, May 12, 2020

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...

L.A. Probation Report Details Fight to Stop Sexual Exploitation of Children
Monday, May 4, 2020

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...

Ray Leyva Begins Tenure as County’s Interim Chief Probation Officer
Thursday, Jan 23, 2020

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...

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