The Merced County Probation Department acts as a fair and impartial justice partner to the court, provides rehabilitative community-based supervision, and maintains a safe custodial environment for the youth and young adults in our care.
We are catalysts for change to foster healthier families and safer communities.
Rehabilitation: We are committed to fair and balanced intervention approaches while maintaining the belief that people can change and that we can facilitate that process.
Integrity: We subscribe to ethical principles by doing the right things for the right reasons.
Learning Organization: We create, acquire, and transfer knowledge throughout the organization and we modify our practices to reflect new knowledge and insights.
Data Driven: We strive for continuous process improvements and practices by evaluating our effectiveness in our service delivery to prevent further justice system involvement.
Collaboration: We cultivate meaningful and effective relationships with community and justice partners to achieve positive results.
Inclusivity: We foster a positive, safe, and supportive work environment where contribution of everyone is valued.