Solano Probation officer honored for work with DUI offenders


In Daily Republic

FAIRFIELD — Solano County Deputy Probation Officer Amanda Phillipps was recently honored with the the Bay Area Mothers Against Drunk Driving Outstanding Probation Officer award for her efforts to curb and prevent impaired driving in Solano County.

The awards ceremony was held July 21 at the Blackhawk Museum in Danville.

Phillipps is assigned to “an intensive high-risk caseload of offenders who have been arrested multiple times for driving under the influence . . . (She) works diligently to ensure her clients comply with conditions placed upon them by the Superior Court, which entails their attendance and participation in substance abuse treatment and in evidenced based programming to help reduce future DUI offending.

Deputy Phillipps uses a firm, fair, and caring approach to assist her clients succeed,” the Solano County administration said in a statement.

“In addition to periodic home searches to ensure her clients are living in a drug and alcohol-free residence . . . Phillipps has participated in 10 DUI checkpoints led by partnering police agencies in 2021.”