Mission Statement


"Protecting the Community, Serving Justice and Changing Lives"


The San Francisco Adult Probation Department achieves excellence in community corrections, public safety and public service through the integration of Evidence Based Practices and a victim centered approach into our supervision strategies. We collaborate with law enforcements, Courts, Department of Public Health, victim organizations and community based organizations to provide a unique blend of enforcement, justice and treatment. We are leaders in our profession, exemplifying the highest standards. We extend a continuum of integrated services to address our probationers’ criminogenic needs and empower them to become productive law-abiding citizens.


VALUES: P.R.O.T.E.C.T. Our Community


Protect: We value protection of the residents of the City and County of San Francisco.

Respect: We value respect and personal wellness for ourselves, each other and all members of the community.

Opportunities: We value providing opportunities for offender rehabilitation, improved public safety, victim restoration, and maximizing officer and employee potential.

Teamwork: We value teamwork and cooperation through partnerships with all justice and community stakeholders.

Ethics: We value impartiality, accountability, diversity, professionalism and a strong work ethic.

Commitment: We value our commitment to Public Safety and Public Service.

We value the trust placed in us by the public we serve and perform out duties with integrity and possess the skills set unique to our profession through systematic integration of Evidence Based Principles.