Carl F. Bryan II Juvenile Hall closed as of 1/1/21.  If you have questions concerning juvenile arrests, bookings and/or detentions, please call Juvenile Probation at (530) 265-1200.


The Probation Department consists of three divisions:

  • Adult
  • Juvenile
  • Research and Development


Nevada County Probation protects the community by supporting the courts and fostering positive change in the individuals we serve.


As a law enforcement leader, Nevada County Probation strives to create positive outcomes for individuals and the communities in which they live.

Probation Dashboard

This public-facing probation dashboard presents an overview of population counts, demographics and various data points over time. 

About Probation

The Nevada County Probation Department, as an integral part of the Justice System, improves public safety by serving the courts and providing evidenced based practices and interventions.

Reporting to a Probation Officer

You have received instruction from the court to report in person to Probation within 24 hours of being sentenced unless you are returning to custody. 


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AB 109

AB109 is historic legislation that will enable California to close the revolving door of low-level inmates cycling in and out of state prisons.

Community Corrections Partnership

The California Community Corrections Incentives Act established a Partnership in each county, which consists of several government and community stakeholders.

Victim Services

Probation works closely with the District Attorney and victim support organizations to assist with the financial losses and emotional trauma that can occur as a result of criminal victimization.

Community Service

You have been ordered to perform Community Service by the Court or your Probation Officer.

Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Commission

Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Commission was established to inquire into the administration of the juvenile court law in the county or region in which the commission serves.

Megan's Law

Find information about Megan's Law.