Esa Ehmen-Krause

Profile Chief Probation OfficerContra Costa County Probation

Esa Ehmen-Krause was appointed Chief Probation Officer in Contra Costa County on March 16, 2020. Prior to joining the Contra Costa County Probation Department, she was Assistant Chief Probation Officer in Alameda County, where she was responsible for oversight of numerous comprehensive reform initiatives. Before arriving in California, Chief Ehmen-Krause was an administrator with the Indiana Department of Correction, where she served as an administrator for the Division of Youth Services. In this capacity, she was recognized for implementing the Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention’s Performance-based Standards continuous improvement process, and putting comprehensive population reduction strategies into practice.