Probation: Department Measures (3200D)

Mission

The mission of the San Mateo County Probation Department is to enhance community safety, reduce crime, and assist the victims of crime through offender accountability and rehabilitation.

Vision

The vision of the San Mateo County Probation Department is to be a proactive and innovative agency which facilitates positive changes in offenders' behaviors that reduce recidivism and foster a law-abiding lifestyle.

Core Values

  • Leadership
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork

Department Headline Measures

Percent of Offenders Successfully Completing Probation

Percent of offenders being supervised based on risk level using an evidence-based assessment

Budget Summary

FY 2017-18

  • Total Sources: $44,466,440
  • Total Requirements: $97,683,766
  • Net County Cost: $53,217,326
  • Funded FTEs: 409.73

FY 2017-18

  • Total Sources: $38,569,685
  • Total Requirements: $93,678,390
  • Net County Cost: $55,108,705
  • Funded FTEs: 409.73

Program Results

Percent of Adult Offenders Completing Probation without New Sustained Law Violations

Percent of Juvenile Offenders Completing Probation without New Sustained Law Violations

Percent of Realignment Offenders Completing Probation without New Felony Law Violations

Percent of Enrolled Youth Completing Court-ordered Programs

Fiscal Year 2015-17 Highlights

  • Increased outreach to schools and community at resource fairs and criminal justice classes
  • Published 1st Department Annual Report
  • Published quarterly newsletters
  • Probation Information Management System (PIMS) Phase I implementation
  • Continued evidence based supervision practices based on an evidence based risk assessment tool for adult and juvenile offenders
  • Improved officer and field safety
  • Created a new Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Court
  • Created the new Restitution Court to enhance collection of victim restitutions
  • Executed probation-led multi agency operations
  • Implemented an electronic monitoring program to include a 24-hour a day Probation Officer coverage in the Juvenile Services Division
  • Completed the replacement of deficient security system for the juvenile hall
  • Collaborated with HSA on the Peer Quality Case Review (PQCR) to complete the County Self Assessment (CSA)

Fiscal Year 2017-19  Priorities

  • Continue to be a certified evidence based organization
  • Utilize the Probation Information Management System (PIMS)
  • Continue to implement evidence based risk assessment tools
  • Expand evidence based programs and practices through the newly established Quality Assurance Unit
  • Assemble an emergency response team for Institutions
  • Continue to build and internal IT Unit
  • Collaborate with our county partners and community based organizations in providing services and information related to probation involved youth and adults in the community

Administrative Measures

Percent of Outcome and Efficiency Goals and Benchmarks Met

Percent of Employee Performance Evaluations Completed Annually

Cost Per Capita

Customer Satisfaction

Employee Engagement

Author: Noelle Vergara, Management Analyst     Contact Email: nvergara@smcgov.org     Last Updated: 01-26-2018