Probation Department


Core Values

The core values are:

  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Accountability
  • Compassion
The Department is made up of three divisions:

  • Adult Probation Services Division (APSD)
  • Juvenile Detention Services Division (JDSD)
  • Juvenile Probation Services Division (JPSD)

The mission of the Santa Cruz County Probation Department is to serve and protect the public, restore victims, supervise offenders while adhering to evidence based practices, hold offenders accountable for their behavior, while offering services designed to assist offenders overcome whatever adverse circumstances they may be facing.

The Department is here to serve you. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns involving a probation related matter.