Solano County’s Chief Probation Officer
Dr. Chris Hansen has been Solano County’s Chief Probation Officer for the past 9 years. Prior to joining Solano County, Chris spent 23 years working for the Federal Probation System, the last eight as the Chief Probation Officer for the District of Nevada. Previous to his federal employment he worked for the State of Florida as a probation officer and a police officer. Chris has traveled internationally promoting the use of evidence based practices in the probation arena. He has also produced two videos dealing with critical incidents and resiliency. He has been an adjunct professor at several colleges for the past 18 years. He has a Doctorate of Education and a Master’s degree in Criminology.