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File #: 20-0830    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/18/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 7/14/2020 Final action: 7/14/2020
Title: Probation Department recommending the Board: 1) Receive a Presentation on Probation Supervision Week; and 2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Proclamation recognizing July 19 through 25, 2020, as Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week in the County of El Dorado. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - Proclamation, 2. B - Probation Presentation, 3. Executed Proclamation
Related files: 21-1067
Title
Probation Department recommending the Board:
1) Receive a Presentation on Probation Supervision Week; and
2) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Proclamation recognizing July 19 through 25, 2020, as Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week in the County of El Dorado.

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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Each year, the Probation and Parole industry identifies one week in the month of July to recognize and highlight the work performed by corrections professionals and the impact and outcomes of the work they perform in detention institutions and in the community.

The American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) is an international association composed of members from the United States, Canada, and other countries actively involved with probation, parole, and community-based corrections, both in adult and juvenile sectors. All levels of government including local, state/provincial, legislative, executive, judicial, and federal agencies are counted among its constituents.

Each year, APPA selects a week to acknowledge the work done by pretrial, probation, parole, and community corrections. This year, APPA has identified July 19 through 25, as Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week.

Probation Officers and the staff that support the mission of the Probation Department are dedicated public servants who identify with a distinctive professional tradition focused on the reduction of recidivism and promoting pro-social behaviors of individuals involved in the juvenile and criminal justice systems.

Probation professionals operate with a particular set of skills, experiences, and trainings that culminate in the delivery of a unique and necessary service designed to provide public protection and enhance the lives of families in the community.

For this reason the El Dorado County Probation Department would request the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors acknowledge by proclamation the week of July 19 through 25, as Pretr...

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