Division of Adult Parole Operations (DAPO)

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The Division of Adult Parole Operations (DAPO) is responsible for protecting the community by enabling parole agents to have an active part in the local community’s public safety plans while providing a range of programs and services that offer state supervised parolees the opportunity for change, encouraging and assisting them in their effort to reintegrate into the community.

DAPO Parole Agents are committed to working closely with the Division of Rehabilitative Programs to ensure parolees are referred to appropriate rehabilitation and transition programs that are currently available to help them find success and opportunities within their communities.

Sex Offender Information

The CDCR, Division of Adult Parole Operations continues to be one of the nation’s leading law enforcement agencies in the application of innovative community supervision methods related to sex offenders.

Statutory Parole Requirements

All parolees are subject to additional statutory requirements as a condition to their release from state prison.

Parole Agent Careers

Join a family of dedicated, hardworking men and women responsible for ensuring public safety throughout California.

Exonerated Persons

DAPO assists exonerated persons with community reentry services and housing reimbursement.

Electronic Monitoring

DAPO uses Radio Frequency (RF) and Global Positioning System (GPS) technologies to monitor parolees.

American Correctional Association Accreditation

DAPO is pursuing national accreditation through the American Correctional Association (ACA).

Operation Boo 2019

DAPO agents conduct compliance checks or searches as part of CDCR’s Annual Operation Boo child safety project.