County of San Diego Probation Star

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CESAR ESCURO
INTERIM CHIEF PROBATION OFFICER

Interim Chief Cesar Escuro graduated from San Diego State University with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration in 1991.  By 1997, he completed his Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma College of Law.  

Cesar has been with the Department for nearly 30 years.  In 2011, when California implemented Public Safety Realignment, Cesar was Probation’s lead in developing a balanced-approach model that focused on treatment, accountability, and community safety.  His leadership helped make San Diego a statewide leader in assisting this unique population.  

Cesar currently serves as the operational lead for Adult Reintegration and Community Supervision Services. This includes guiding the strategic direction for adult probation priorities, communication with criminal justice and law enforcement partners, and community representatives.