Correctional Institution Supervision Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Correctional Institution, Correctional Officer, Counselor, Senior Parole Agent, Social Worker In Adult Children Services, Community Program Specialist, Sex Offender Supervision, Correctional Supervision, California Prison Gangs, Parole supervision, Urban Violence, Parole Search Seizure, Narcotics Intervention, California Street Gangs, Latino Communities Southwest, Police Pratices,


As a correctional professional Expert comprehends the complex nature regarding the science of correctional management and supervision. Over the years Expert obtained knowledge related to correctional practices and influence on law enforcement policies, procedures and outcomes. Expert also have developed a fundamental understanding of correctional criminal justice systems in addition to the various applications associated with leadership skills, functions and duties. As a professional analyst Expert can articulate how individual traits, such as insight, wisdom, integrity, shape correctional supervision. Overall, Expert have gained a significant amount of experience and knowledge regarding correctional supervision, training, management protocols, treatment modalities, community relations, behavioral management, security, threat assessment, sex offender supervision, gang violence, and government oversight. Expert professional objectives are focused on his continue effort to work as an professional advisor and consultant within the law enforcement community.


Ph.D. Candidate in Organizational Leadership and Management at the University of Phoenix School of Advance Studies (2010)

Attended California Southern School of Law – Second Year Law Student (2007 – 2009)

MSAJS. Received a Master of Science in Administration of Justice and Security – University of Phoenix (2003 – 2007)

B.A. Received a Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology from California State University at Long Beach (1978 – 1981)

A.A. Received an Associates of Arts degree in General Education from Riverside City Community College (1975 – 1978)


Expert administered public and community-based programs working in areas of correctional supervision, custodial care, education, research and community outreach.

Expert executed daily operations of parole revocation and due process proceedings for the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Expert organized, developed and executed departmental policies in accordance with state and federal regulations and under direction of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation – Adult Parole Authority and the California Board of Parole Hearings.

Expert wrote, designed and implemented grants, which targeted high-risk youth in order to reduce the impact high dropout rates and the overall use of narcotics and gang violence.

Expert established cooperative agreements with other state agencies and criminal justice departments to plan and promote rehabilitative programs and projects. Expert worked in specialized supervision programs that targeted high-risk sex offenders under 24-hour supervision. Expert was instrumental in educating different agencies and community members about the primary duties and functions of parole agents. Expert also explained and addressed the legal parameters of adult parole supervision.

Expert reviewed and investigated complaints and incidents, which derived from inmate grievances. This process occurred while serving as an acting (A) assignment lieutenant at the California Institute for Men at Chino. Expert was responsible for investigating and resolving matters that concerned correctional staff. Expert duties required to submit appropriate reports to correctional administrators so that ethical misconduct allegations or institutional safety concerns could be managed and investigated.

Expert trained and mentored parole agents by assisting them with caseload management and parole supervision. This produced more efficiency, productivity and regulatory compliance.

Expert assisted with managerial compliance in areas concerned with fiscal management, training and supportive services.

Expert helped enhanced records management systems to facilitate federal compliance standards.

Expert had supervised and managed a research demonstration project, which addressed underline causes of high dropout rates among Latino youth.


1995 – 2010
Senior Parole Agent – At a California Institute for Men

Revocation Hearing Agent and Current Valdivia Unit Notice Agent assisting the Board of Parole Hearings.

High Control Agent and Sex Offender Supervision Specialist. Enhance Psychological Outpatient Clinical Supervision Specialist.

Control Service Agent and Regional Communication Committee member.

1992 – 1995
Correctional Counselor and (A) Acting Assignment lieutenant at a California Institute for Men (CIM)

Inmate Work Crew Coordinator (PWC) at CIM.
Managed and supervised 150 mainline inmates.
Managed and supervised approximately 35 lifer inmates.

1989 – 1992
Parole Agent – Adult Parole

Control Service Agent West Los Angeles Unit.

Worked with LAPD Hollywood Division Special Problems Unit (SPU) as team Member.

Worked with West Los Angeles Sheriff’s Division. Provided technical support to their crime analyst section on major crimes such as narcotics, sex offenders, and street gangs.

Worked with West Los Angeles FBI agents investigating bank robbery suspects.

Worked with United States Secret Service agents on credit card fraud and diplomat protection.

Worked with Department of Corrections Special Services Unit (SSU) on internal affairs and major crimes investigations.

Worked with special task force during and after the Los Angeles Riots of 1992.

1985 – 1989 Riverside County Department of Public Social Services
Social Worker V

Family Reunification Unit /Child Abuse Investigations.

Adult Protective Service Unit.

In Home Support Service Unit/ Adult Service.

Completed mandated training on Child Abuse and Neglect for the County of Riverside and the State of California.

Completed training on abuse and neglect of adults mandated by the County of Riverside and the State of California.

1984 – 1985 Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC)
Counselor and Community Outreach Organizer

Instructor and counselor for OIC working with adults who participated in a correctional officer preparatory training under the department of social services back to work (Gain) program.

1984 – 1985 Urban League of San Diego
Minority Adoption Recruiter Assisted the Urban League of San Diego in disseminating information on available resources to adopt African American and Hispanic Children who were placed in local foster care and adoption programs.

1982 – 1984 US Conference of Catholic Bishops Campaign for Human For Development Washington D.C. – Riverside, California
Executive Director Casa Blanca Youth Project – Riverside, California

Project Director of a Community based educational research program under the program office of USCCB-CHD Washington D.C.

This was a Community Outreach and education demonstration project, which targeted Hispanics youth and sought interventions which studied high drop rates from low-income communities.

Other duties included community organization and education advocacy.


Available Upon Request


Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice (2008)
Westwood College of Criminal Justice, Los Angeles, California
Introduction to Criminology
Parole & Probation
Introduction to Psychology


Criminal Justice Advisor: Westwood College of Criminal Justice.
Criminal Justice Advisor: Chaffey Jr. College.
Journeymen certification CDC Parole Agent series received (1991).
Correction Officer CDC (1992 – 1993).
Journeymen certification Correctional Counselor series received (1994).
Served as an (A) Assignment Lt. at the California Institute for Men at Chino (1994 – 1995).


Letter of support from California Correctional Peace Officers Association – CCPOA.
Letter of support from Congressman Joe Baca 43rd District.
Letter of support from Chicano Correctional Workers Association – CCWA.
Letter of support from Inland Empire Latino Lawyers Association.
Letter of support Women’s Peace Officers Association of California – WPOA.


National Latino Peace Officers Association (NLPOA) National Board Member since 2003
Chapter President: San Bernardino – Riverside NLPOA since (2004 – 2009)
National Director of Governmental Affairs NLPOA (2003 – 2009)
Chicano Correctional Workers Association: Region IV Chapter President – Parole Agents Division (2004 – 2009)
California Peace Officers Association Union (CCPOA)- Certified Job Steward (1989 – 2009)
California State Parole Agents Association – Current Member (1989 – 2009)
Orange County Narcotics Officers Association Past Member (1995 – 2003)
Mexican American Correctional Association (1989 – 2009)
National Council of La Raza Community Base member Riverside California (1982)
National Alliance for Human Rights Member- Riverside, California (2009)
Appointed to the Riverside County Mental Health Planning Commission (1982)
Urban League of San Diego – community member (1982 – 83)
Opportunities Industrialization Center Philadelphia (1982 – 85)
United Farm Workers (UFW) Associate member (1982)
Casa Blanca Planning Council Past President – Riverside, CA (1981 – 82)
Casa Blanca Community Action Group Past Vice President – Riverside, CA (1981 – 82)


Certificate Congressman Joe Baca 43rd District
Certificate Senator Nell Soto SD 32 – State of California
Certificate Riverside County Board of Supervisors
Certificate San Bernardino Board of Supervisors
City Of Riverside Mayors Office Community Award
City Of San Bernardino Mayors Office Community Award
City of Newport Beach Police Dept Public Safety-Letter
City Of Fullerton Police Dept Public Safety-Letter
City of Anaheim Police Dept Public Safety-Letter
City Of Buena Park Police Public Safety-Letter