The Sacramento County Probation Department, with assistance from the
Citrus Heights Police Department, Elk Grove Police Department, Sacramento
Police Department, Sacramento Sheriff’s Department, and welfare fraud investigators
from the Department of Human Assistance, conducted a joint, one-day operation
in Sacramento County on October 26, 2016. This operation, carried out in recognition
and support of Domestic Violence Awareness month, focused on compliance
checks of domestic violence offenders on probation.
Teams led by probation officers dispatched to specified areas
throughout the county, where they served warrants, conducted searches, and
arrested individuals who were in violation of their conditions of probation.
Officers conducted 53 probation
searches, resulting in 12 arrests, 37 violations of probation, one citation,
and one child placed into protective custody. Additionally, officers seized
6.87 grams of methamphetamines, 1.6 grams of heroin, and 3.52 pounds of
marijuana; one knife, a set of brass knuckles, over $1,300, and a handgun,
reported stolen from the state of Nevada; and recovered a stolen vehicle.
The operation was successful in
enforcing compliance of domestic violence offenders with their court orders and
served as a beneficial opportunity for local law enforcement agencies to
partner together to provide effective community supervision to Sacramento County.
like these bolster inter-agency information-sharing and teamwork, which supports
our efforts to serve the community and keep people safe,” said Chief Deputy
Probation Officer Kristina Thompson. “By enforcing offender compliance with court
orders, we not only protect victims of past crimes but also intervene before others
For more information about this operation, contact Chief Deputy Kristina Thompson at ThompsonK@SacCounty.net.
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