"The Butte County Probation Department is committed to
enhancing public safety through rehabilitation and accountability."
Juvenile Court will refer some cases back to Probation for informal handling. In these situations the Court will usually continue the jurisdictional hearing out for a period of time to observe the minor’s progress. If progress is good the Court will eventually dismiss the petition. If progress is poor they will continue with the court process. The minor is not a ward of the Court when placed on informal probation, per Section 654 & 654.2 W&I Code.
Wardship of the minor by the Court is declared per Section 602 W&I Code. A minor can be kept on formal probation until they are 21 years of age. Placing a minor on formal probation and declaring wardship allows for formal terms and conditions of probation.
Deferred Entry of Judgment
Certain felony offenses may be handled through the use of Deferred Entry of Judgment, per 790 W&I Code. This places a minor on probation for a period not to exceed 36 months, with the DA withdrawing the petition if the minor completes the program successfully.
Electronic Monitoring Program (EMP)/ Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) Program
This unit is a high risk management supervision division in charge of juvenile and adult offenders. Using the most updated technology, four Deputy Probation Officers and one technician maintain a caseload and provide intensive supervision and ensure compliance with court orders and expectations.
Butte County Probation
Oroville Phone: 530.538.7661
Chico Phone: 530.879.7555
Chief Probation Officer
Main OfficeButte County Probation42 County Center DriveOroville, CA 95965
Office Hours:Monday - Friday8:00am to 12:00pm1:00pm to 4:30pmExcludes Holidays
Probation And Community Services1370 Ridgewood Drive, Ste. 22Chico, CA 95973
Juvenile Hall41 County Center DriveOroville, CA 95965
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Community Corrections Partnership
September 16, 2015,
From 9 to 11am
Butte County Office of Education
1859 Bird Street
Oroville, CA 95965
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