The San Bernardino County Probation Department has always represented the very best of law and justice agencies throughout the state. The department supervises and provides case management services for approximately 20,000 adult offenders and 3,500 youthful offenders and an additional 500 youth in our two detention and assessment centers. We oversee the placement of over 200 juveniles in private facilities throughout the state. Our officers act as an investigative arm of the San Bernardino Superior Court and Juvenile Courts, providing sentencing reports and legal recommendations, evaluations, and victim services.
The San Bernardino County Probation Department works toward goals of maintaining an effective balance between the enforcement of laws and court orders and the treatment of the causes of delinquency and criminal conduct. Persons who come under the jurisdiction of our department receive a thorough assessment of their risk to the community and needs to assist them in becoming productive, successful members of our community.
To protect the community through assessment, treatment, and control of adult and juvenile offenders by providing a range of effective services based on legal requirements and recognized professional standards.