Probation Officer

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Ling Filbert | (801) 333-9423 | Eau Claire, WI


I am a Probation Officer with over 3 years of experience in the field. I have worked with both juvenile and adult offenders, and have gained valuable experience in dealing with probationary cases. I am highly organized and efficient, and have an excellent ability to communicate with those under my supervision. I am also experienced in conducting investigations and preparing reports.


Senior Probation Officer at G4S Secure Solutions, WIMay 2022 - Present

  • Reduced recidivism rates by 10%.
  • Implemented successful rehabilitation programs for offenders.
  • Successfully completed court-ordered community service projects.
  • Monitors and supervised a caseload of 50+ probationers at any given time.
  • Prepared detailed reports on the progress of each probationer under his/her supervision to be submitted to the courts.
  • Worked closely with law enforcement, social services, and other agencies in order to best serve the needs of each offender.

Probation Officer II at The Geo Group, WISep 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Successfully completed court-ordered rehabilitation programs for 80% of probationers.
  • Successfully placed 60% of probationers in job training programs.
  • Maintained a caseload of 100+ probationers with regular check-ins and updates to the courts.
  • Worked collaboratively with local law enforcement, social service agencies, and schools to provide resources and support for at-risk youth.
  • Facilitated weekly group meetings focused on anger management, life skills development, and relapse prevention techniques.
  • Successfully advocated for increased funding from the city council for after school programming aimed at reducing juvenile crime rates.


High School Diploma at Waukesha North High SchoolSep 2015 - May 2019

I've learned how to read, write, and do math.


  • Communication
  • Organizational
  • Interpersonal
  • Writing
  • Research
  • Presentation
  • Conflict Resolution

Gizelle Zetino | (260) 820-5723 | Santa Monica, CA


I am a Probation Officer with over 3 years of experience. I have worked in a variety of settings, including juvenile probation, community corrections, and reentry. I have extensive knowledge of the court system and the criminal justice process. I am passionate about helping offenders turn their lives around and prevent them from returning to prison.


Senior Probation Officer at California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, CAMar 2022 - Present

  • Successfully supervised and monitored 50+ probationers at any given time.
  • Worked closely with local law enforcement, courts, social services, and mental health professionals to provide resources and support to probationers.
  • Successfully helped 75% of all assigned probationers avoid re-arrest within 1 year.
  • Maintained accurate case files and documentation on all assigned probationers.
  • Participated in weekly team meetings to discuss caseloads and share best practices.
  • Conducted regular home visits, office visits, school visits, drug tests.

Probation Officer II at California Youth Authority, CASep 2019 - Jan 2022

  • Successfully completed X number of probation cases.
  • Successfully closed X number of high-risk probation cases.
  • Achieved a 90% success rate in reducing recidivism rates among offenders on probation.
  • Successfully advocated for changes in sentencing guidelines that resulted in more lenient sentences for non-violent offenders.
  • Worked with community partners to develop and implement programs that provide job training and placement assistance for ex-offenders on probation.


High School Diploma at Los Angeles High School, Los Angeles, CASep 2014 - May 2019

Some skills I've learned are time management, how to study for tests, and how to do research.


  • Communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Writing
  • Research
  • Computer literacy
  • Critical thinking