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County Probation Chief Retiring


After 33 years working for County Probation, the last three spent as department chief, Beverly Taylor will retire on 1/8. Taylor took the helm in December 2011, soon after prison realignment (AB 109) kicked in, and she commended “the good work that our county has done on very controversial legislation.” Taylor said she was also proud to be the manager of Santa Maria Juvenile Hall during its expansion in the early 2000s. “After three decades, I really do count myself blessed to have been part of the Probation family,” she said, adding she plans on sewing, traveling, and spending more time with family.

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