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DA Anne Marie Schubert Announces the
5th Annual Criminal Justice Youth Shadow Day

District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert announced applications are now being accepted for the 5th Annual Criminal Justice Youth Shadow Day, a program in partnership with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, Sacramento County Probation Department, Public Defender’s Office and Sacramento Superior Court. 

High school students job shadow professionals from various criminal justice agencies.  Based on their interest, students are paired with prosecuting attorneys, defense attorneys, probation officers, law enforcement officers, investigators and judges to get a first-hand look at the criminal justice process and the different roles within the system. 

At the end of the day, a career fair is held with various agencies represented.

The Criminal Justice Shadow Day will be held on:
June 21, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Begins at the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors’ Chambers
(700 H Street, Sacramento)

The program is open to current Sacramento County high school students.  Interested students will need to submit a completed application and signed permission slip, which can be downloaded at  

The deadline to apply is May 31, 2019.  Space is limited and on a first come, first served basis.  Please apply early.  For questions, email

District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert states, “The Criminal Justice Youth Shadow Day is one of several programs designed to engage with youth, teach them about the criminal justice system and encourage them to explore a career within the criminal justice field.  We have had great success and an overwhelming positive response from the hundreds of students we have reached from schools and neighborhoods across the county.”


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