In her role as commissioner, Bermúdez will continue to lead the department and oversee the critical work of New York City probation officers, who are instrumental in providing resources and support to help people exit the justice system and thrive. Before becoming commissioner in 2014, she served as deputy commissioner for juvenile operations at DOP.
COVID-19 created many food challenges for NYC families. NeON Kitchen, with the Food Bank of NYC, distributed healthy meals, packaged groceries, meat, dairy, and Starbucks sandwiches. We appreciate the Probation officers, NeON staff, and volunteers who contributed to the effort. In 2021, together, we served distressed neighborhoods in all five boroughs helping over 500,000 neighbors. View current schedule
The New York City Department of Probation is a leader in community corrections, working within the criminal and juvenile justice systems and in the community to create a safer New York. Using Evidence-Based Practices (EBP), and a balance of enforcement, structure, treatment and support, we hold people on probation accountable and give them opportunities to forge new pathways so that they can move out and stay out of the justice system.
The New York City Department of Probation (DOP) is helping to build stronger and safer communities by supervising people on probation and fostering opportunities for them to move out of the criminal justice system through meaningful education, employment, health services, family engagement, and community participation.
This is documentation processed by the Probation Department and granted by the Court to anyone who has been convicted in New York State Court of any number of misdemeanors and no more than one felony, and who has not been sentenced to more than one year imprisonment. It removes bars to employment due to the conviction but it does not seal the case.
Provides in-school SYEP participants ages 14-24 with training and employment from October to April.