You must complete an Alternative Sentencing Application (PDF), which can be downloaded from this website or picked up at the front desk upon arrival.
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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 between 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. For more information, contact our Roseville Probation Office.
Please contact the Roseville Probation Office directly at 916-543-7400. If you are applying for alternative sentencing in Tahoe, contact our Tahoe Office.
When applying for alternative sentencing, bring:
There is a $25 application fee, which can be paid up front or added to your bill with Revenue Services. The cost of the program(s) is $20 a day.
You will not be denied from participating in the alternative sentencing based on your ability to pay. Your ability to pay is determined by Revenue Services. You must complete and submit an Application for Financial Evaluation to Determine Eligibility for Court-Appointed Counsel and Ability to Pay Fees (PDF).
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 Program.