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March 04, 2024 | Probation Department

Sonoma County Juvenile Hall opens new music studio

Sonoma County’s Juvenile Hall has opened a new music recording studio with the goal of promoting self-expression, positivity and wellness among youth detained at the facility with the assistance of local music professionals. Read full story

November 14, 2022 | Probation Department

Sonoma County Probation Department awarded grant to supervise people with multiple DUI convictions

The Sonoma County Probation Department has received a $220,000 grant for an intensive probation supervision program for high-risk DUI offenders with multiple DUI convictions. Read full story

October 14, 2022 | Probation Department

Vanessa Fuchs selected as Chief Probation Officer for County of Sonoma

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Oct. 25 is expected to confirm the appointment of Vanessa Fuchs as the county’s new Chief Probation Officer. Fuchs, who has been with the Sonoma County Probation Department since 1998, most recently serving as Deputy Chief Probation Officer, was selected following a nationwide search. Read full story

March 13, 2020 | Probation Department

County of Sonoma Translates Juvenile Justice Analysis into SystemicPolicy Change

The Sonoma County Probation Department concluded a comprehensive review of its juvenile justice system, which identified strategies for how the department and other youth-serving agencies can collaborate to improve youth outcomes. Read full story