The mission of the Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) is to discuss issues related to the implementation of various pieces of state legislation that focus on adult criminal offenders, including the realignment of many state public safety functions to local jurisdictions. The overall objective is to reduce the recidivism rate of adult offenders in the local criminal justice system.
Membership of the CCP is defined by the Community Corrections Performance Incentive Act of 2009 (SB 678) and includes the Chief Probation Officer (Chair)*, Presiding Judge of the Superior Court*, a County Supervisor or County Administrator, District Attorney*, Public Defender*, Sheriff*, the head of the Department of Social Services*, the head of the County Department of Mental Health, the head of the County Department of Employment, the head of the County Alcohol and Substance Abuse programs, the County Superintendent of Education, a local chief of police*, a representative of a community-based organization with experience in successfully providing rehabilitative services to persons convicted of criminal offenses, and an individual who represents the interests of victims.
Through AB 109/AB117 the CCP is responsible for recommending a local plan to the county Board of Supervisors (BOS) for the implementation of the 2011 public safety realignment. This legislation also established an Executive Committee within the CCP. Each Executive Committee member is identified with an asterisk (*) above. The Executive Committee is responsible for approving the local plan for recommendation to the BOS.