Adult Field Services
3201 Florin-Perkins Road • Sacramento, CA 95826 • (916) 875-0300 • Fax: (916) 875-0203 • Directions Office Hours 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM, Monday - Friday (Closed for lunch 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM)
The Adult Field Division is responsible for the supervision of adult offenders sentenced to terms of traditional probation as well as Public Safety Realignment terms of post-release community supervision (PRCS) and mandatory supervision. Multi-Agency Task Forces and Specialized Supervision Units apply targeted enforcement and supervision strategies that effectively address various types of offenders.
The Post-Release Community Supervision and Mandatory Supervision
In response to Assembly Bill (AB) 109 (Public Safety Realignment), Probation assumed responsibility for supervising offenders convicted of certain felony offenses upon their release from state prison, as well as those offenders no longer eligible for commitment to state prison. Officers assigned to supervise these caseloads are responsible for providing intensive proactive field supervision and connecting offenders with appropriate services in the community.
Probation is responsible for certifying Batterers’ Treatment Programs throughout the community and provides treatment program referral information to probationers. For more information, view the current list of Batterers' Treatment Programs.
Probation Department’s Gang Suppression Unit is recognized as one of the most
experienced and knowledgeable law enforcement units within Sacramento County in
the area of gangs. The Gang Unit works closely with the Sacramento
Sheriff’s Department, the Sacramento Police Department, the District Attorney’s
Office and other law enforcement agencies in a joint effort to suppress gang
Risk Probation (HRP) Unit
High Risk Probation Unit provides intensive supervision to high-risk felony
probationers ages 18-40 who pose the greatest risk to public safety. The HRP
unit utilizes a risk-based supervision system, where all clients are screened
with an assessment tool to determine their risk level and treatment needs. All
clients receive a supervision plan with clearly articulated goals. Clients who
demonstrate law-abiding behavior will earn their way to less intensive
The Interstate Compact Unit maintains compliance with federal law regulating the movement of offenders between states. Officers assigned to this unit process requests from offenders to move out of state and provide supervision for offenders – granted probation in other states – who now reside in Sacramento County.
Sacramento County Auto Theft Suppression Task Force (SAC-CATS)
Funded partially by DMV registration fees, the SAC-CATS team is a partnership involving Probation, California Highway Patrol and other law enforcement agencies. The team conducts surveillance, suppression, and investigation of crimes associated with automobile theft.
Office of Traffic Safety/Driving Under the Influence (OTS/DUI) Unit
Supported by grant funds from the Office of Traffic Safety, the OTS/DUI Unit intensively monitors drivers on probation for felony DUI or multiple DUI convictions. In addition to the full range of supervision and enforcement activities, Probation Officers assigned to this unit conduct random alcohol and drug tests, special monitoring for compliance with court orders and participate in DUI suppression efforts with other law enforcement agencies, including warrant sweeps and sobriety checkpoints, countywide.
High-Tech Crimes Task Force/Identity Theft Task Force
This team combines the expertise of approximately 30 agencies. The Deputy Probation Officer assigned to this team participates in investigating those crimes in which high technology is used as an instrument in committing or assisting in committing a crime or in which high technology is the target of a criminal act.
Sex Offender Unit/GPS Monitoring
The Sex Offender/GPS Unit monitors adult sexual offenders throughout the county. This unit provides intensive supervision, ensures sex offenders comply with State registration requirements, and assists offenders with counseling and treatment program referrals.
Rancho Cordova Community Partnership (RCCP)
Probation has partnered with Code Enforcement, Animal Control, and the Rancho Cordova Police Department to create a specialized team that uses a code-enforcement approach to address issues in targeted areas in Rancho Cordova. In 2013, this partnership won the "Most Innovative Program" award from the California Association of Code Enforcement Officers.