Jerry Powers

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Full Name: Jerry E. Powers

Title: Director, Division of Adult Parole Operations

Commission Title: Commissioner / Compact Administrator

Role Group: Parole Only

Agency: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Unit: Division of Adult Parole Operations

Address: 1515 S. Street

Room 212-N

Sacramento, California 95811

Region: West


Office Phone: 916-327-0693

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Jerry Powers was appointed on April 7, 2017 by Governor Brown as Director of the Division of Adult Parole Operations at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Mr. Powers served as Chief Probation Officer at the Los Angeles County Probation Department from 2011 to 2015. He also served in several positions at the Stanislaus County Probation Department from 2000 to 2011, including Chief Probation Officer, Chief Deputy Probation Officer, and Juvenile Hall Superintendent. Mr. Powers held several positions at the San Diego County Probation Department from 1985 to 2000, including Probation Supervisor, Senior Probation Officer, Deputy Probation Officer, and Assistant Deputy Probation officer. He was a member of the California Sex Offender Management Board from 2005 to 2015 and the California Council on Criminal Justice from 2005 to 2009.