Steven Sentman is the Chief Probation Officer in Orange County. He has been with the department for 35 years and has served in multiple line, supervision and management assignments ranging from Juvenile Facilities, Field Supervision, Sex Crimes and Gang Violence Suppression. In 2010, Chief Sentman was sworn in as Orange County’s 14th Chief Probation Officer. He manages a budget of $190 million and approximately 1,286 sworn, professional and support staff.
He is an active member of the Chief Probation Officers of California participating in several state- wide working committees. He also participates in such groups as the Golden West College Executive Advisory Board, Saddleback College Human Services Advisory Committee, and the State Board of State and Community Corrections Executive Steering Committees.