Juvenile & Adult Programs
The Adult Electronic Monitoring Program was established by the Kern County Probation Department on April 1, 1990 under provision of California Penal Code Section 1203.016. It is an alternative incarceration program directed toward sentenced low-risk adult offenders serving time in County detention facilities.
The Kern County Probation Department K-9 Team was created in May of 2005. The mission of the K-9 Team is to provide drug detection capability to aid in the investigation, apprehension and prosecution of probationers or wards engaged in illegal drug activities.
The Kern County Victim Witness Program provides Probation Officer Advocates to assist crime victims in applying for reimbursement of losses incurred as a result of a crime.