County of San Diego Probation Star

Community Corrections Partnership

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It is our common mission to protect community safety. Our ability to make progress toward this goal requires collaboration and partnership with all of the components of the adult criminal justice system, education, social services, substance abuse, mental health, and community-based services in San Diego County. Based on our common goal, we have formed the Community Corrections Partnership (CCP). While the desire to convene this partnership committee is long standing, the formation of the CCP was prompted by the passage of Senate Bill 678, the California Community Corrections Performance Incentive Act of 2009. This bill requires that each county that receives funding under the act convene a local Community Corrections Partnership. Moreover, the bill requires that the partnership is chaired by the Chief Probation Officer and includes: The Presiding Judge of the Superior Court; the County CAO; the District Attorney; the Public Defender; the Sheriff; a Police Chief; the county heads of: Department of Social Service; County Mental Health; Alcohol and Drug services; employment; County Office of Education; a representative from a community-based organization; and an individual who represents the interests of victims. SB 678 provides funds to probation departments to be used to reduce the number of adult probationers revoked from probation and sentenced to prison. Funds will come from savings realized by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) through cost avoidance. Reduction in revocations to prison must come through the use of evidence-based practices.

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Dr. Erinn Herberman
Probation Research Director