Riverside, California – May 26, 2022: The Riverside County Probation Department recently joined two other California probation departments, Santa Barbara County Probation Department and Ventura County Probation Agency, in transitioning to the innovative eSOPH background investigation system by Miller Mendel, Inc. and in doing so, joined the largest public safety background network in the nation.
The department expects to process at least 495 applicants per year using eSOPH. In addition to taking advantage of eSOPH’s industry-leading standard functionality, one-click access to the National Decertification Index, and integrated California POST module, the department will utilize eSOPH’s optional features including Social Media Screening where with a click of a button, investigators can request social media and online activity screening reports.
eSOPH, which stands for electronic Statement of Personal History, has been used by city, county, and state police agencies across the nation to conduct over 100,000 pre-employment public safety background investigations. By transitioning to eSOPH, the Riverside County Probation Department joins several other California agencies on the system, including the California Highway Patrol, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office, Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office, Santa Ana Police Department, Santa Monica Police Department, and several District Attorney’s offices. By implementing eSOPH, the Riverside County Probation Department is now connected to all other agencies on the network in California and throughout the nation.
ABOUT RIVERSIDE COUNTY AND THEIR PROBATION DEPARTMENT
Riverside County is the fourth largest county in California and the tenth largest in the United States. It covers more than 7,300 square miles and is home to 2.4 million residents. The Riverside County Probation Department engages in continuous improvement, searching for and applying best practices, using measurable outcomes to evaluate programs and making every effort to fulfill its mission and to make Riverside County a safe community for its citizens. The department’s dedicated sworn personnel participate in a wide variety of assignments that range from conducting investigations on adult and juvenile criminal offenders; providing intensive supervision and early intervention and treatment services in the community; high profile task force assignments (Drug, Gang, Sex Offender); and providing juvenile institutional detention and treatment programs throughout the county.
ABOUT MILLER MENDEL
Miller Mendel, Inc. (“MMI”) creates, sells, and supports its software technology solutions for local, state, and federal public safety agencies and is the holder of two patents (U.S. Patent No. 9070098 and U.S. Patent No. 10043188) related to the features of its flagship product, eSOPH. Our primary focus is to turn past practices used by city, county, and state governments into efficient and cost-effective electronic solutions. MMI is known for creating category-leading systems and providing responsive, exceptional support to all our clients. We place great pride in straightforward and transparent operational practices that foster a high level of respect and praise from our government clients.
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