JENNIFER ELLASCES is a 16-plus-year veteran probation peace officer in California and a content developer for Lexipol. She has performed assignments in both juvenile and adult probation divisions, including supervision of juvenile probationers, juvenile placement, juvenile intake and court investigations, adult court investigations, pretrial investigations, training officer/coordinator and PREA compliance. Jennifer has conducted Internal Affairs and preemployment background investigations and has experience drafting, editing and revising policies and procedures, as well as experience in conducting legislative analysis. Jennifer was the founding President of the Yolo County (CA) Probation Association, responsible for carving out a labor union for probation and juvenile detention peace officers in Yolo County. She successfully negotiated three labor agreements with Yolo County during her tenure, was involved in grievance and arbitration investigations, and represented members during disciplinary investigations and proceedings. She also served as an Executive Board Member for the State Coalition of Probation Organizations (SCOPO).
April 3, 2020
Strategies for Writing Effective Probation Reports