Chief Keene was appointed Chief Probation Officer in June of 2013. Chief Keene brings more than 20 years of law enforcement experience to his role. Prior to his appointment, he served as Deputy Chief Probation Officer in Alameda County.

Chief Keene earned his Juris Doctorate from Southern University Law Center. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 

Chief Keene is committed to Public Protection, Victim Restoration, and Offender Rehabilitation. He believes that the development, implementation, and sustainability of Evidenced Based Programming is the future of Community Corrections.

John Keene
John Keene
Chief Probation Officer
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