Our Commitment to You

The Plumas County Probation Department is committed to protecting the community and minimizing the impact of crimes by providing high-quality professional services to the courts, offenders, and victims.


The Probation Department is under the general direction of the Judge of the Superior Court to administer the adult and juvenile probation programs of the county. The Office of County Probation is established under Section 1203 of the California Penal Code.


Department goals include:

  • Preventing crimes and delinquency
  • Protecting the community
  • Protecting non-delinquent youth
  • Rehabilitation of probationers

The Sequence of Events in the Criminal Justice System (PDF)