The Chief Probation Officers of California (CPOC) is a professional association of the probation chiefs of Californias 58 counties. The organizations mission is to promote effective, efficient, and professional probation services to enhance public safety and reduce recidivism. The CPOC provides leadership in probation, engages in research and development of best practices, and advocates for the role of probation in the criminal justice system. The organization also provides training and education to probation professionals and collaborates with other criminal justice agencies to promote evidence-based practices. Additionally, the CPOC works with state and local policymakers to develop policies that promote community safety and reduce recidivism.