Probation Department Mission

The Santa Barbara County Probation Department's mission is to protect and serve the community by:

  • Providing information and recommendations to the Courts;
  • Providing safe, secure and effective juvenile detention and treatment programs;
  • Enforcing court orders and post release community supervision conditions, requiring offender responsibility/accountability, and supporting rehabilitation; and
  • Providing victim services that include facilitating reparation and restitution to victims.
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