There is no cost for the program.
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Generally, to apply for alternative sentencing, you must report to:
South Placer Justice Center10810 Justice Center DriveSuite 170Roseville, CA 95678
We do not have appointments; interviews are conducted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Our program interviews take place in the Roseville and Tahoe Vista offices only and only during regular business hours. For business hours and addresses, click HERE.
Please contact the Roseville Probation Office directly at 916-543-7400. If you are applying for alternative sentencing in Tahoe, contact our Tahoe Office.
You must complete an Alternative Sentencing Application (PDF), which can be downloaded from this website or picked up at the front desk upon arrival.
When applying for alternative sentencing, bring:
Report to the Probation Department, and we will work with you to resolve this issue.
It is up the Probation Officer to determine which alternative sentencing program fits your needs.
Generally, the Electronic Monitoring Program can start the same day you apply. If you are assigned to Work Release, you will be assigned a job site and given a start date and time.
Applicants who are denied alternative sentencing have the right to appeal. Appeals must be submitted in writing to alternative sentencing unit supervisor. The applicant shall have the right to personally appear before the supervisor to present any materials in support of the appeal. The supervisor will make a written determination within ten days and mail it to the applicants last known address. If you are denied alternative sentencing, you may reapply after turning yourself in to the jail.
The Probation Department has reciprocal agreements with most other counties. If there is not an agreement, Probation will provide a list of private companies, which must be pre-approved.
No, medical marijuana use is not allowed on any Alternative Sentencing Programs.