Primitivo Romero III
Chief Probation Officer

Fernando A. Matiella
Chief Deputy Probation Officer

Fernando C. Alvarez
Adult Probation Supervisor

Omar Villa
Juvenile Detention Supervisor

Luis B. Fimbres
Juvenile Probation Supervisor



The mission of the Santa Cruz County Probation Department is to serve and protect the public, restore victims, supervise offenders while adhering to evidence based practices, hold offenders accountable for their behavior, while offering services designed to assist offenders overcome whatever adverse circumstances they may be facing.

The department's core values are:

Excellence / Integrity / Professionalism / Accountability / Compassion

The department is made up of the Adult Probation Services Division (APSD), the Juvenile Detention Services Division (JDSD) and the Juvenile Probation Services Division (JPSD).

The APSD and JPSD are located at 2160 N. Congress Drive, while the JDSD is located at 2170 N. Congress Drive.  The department is here to serve you.  Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns involving a probation related matter.