Professional Standards Division

Merredith MurdockProbation Manager Merredith Murdock

Probation Manager Murdock has been with Placer County Probation for 16 years. She has worked in a variety of positions and units, including the Adult Field, Alternative Sentencing, Adult Court and Juvenile Court/Field. Manager Murdock was our first Officer dedicated to working with transient population in Auburn. Additionally, she has dedicated many years as a weaponless defense instructor and range instructor.

About The Division

Professional Standards Division is comprised of a Probation Manager, Senior Staff Services Analyst, and an Administrative Technician. The Professional Standards Division provides vital support to the Chief Probation Officer and Assistant Probation Chiefs, as well as Juvenile and Adult Operations, in accordance with the department's mission and vision. There are a variety of responsibilities for our Professional Standards Division:

Data CollectionMerredith Murdock
Data Analysis
State and Federal Reporting
Programming and Treatment updates for offenders
Annual Business Summary
Background Investigations
Internal Affairs Investigations
Training compliance for Officers
Department Safety Manager
Department Recruitment
Social Media/website
Public Information Officer