Message from the Chief

During her Probation career, Chief Reece has been a part of several ground breaking programs, including developing a database of community resources for adolescent offenders and their families, participating in the original arming committee, facilitating the closure of the West Valley Juvenile Detention and Assessment Center, and creating the modern K9 Drug Program.

Chief Reece graduated from the University of Toledo with Bachelor of Art degrees in Political Science and Psychology. In 1998, she graduated from the San Bernardino County Management Leadership Program and in 2012, she graduated from the Chief Probation Officers of California Command College. She received her Master of Art Degree in Leadership and Organizational Studies in May 2018, and two months later received the California State Association of Counties Institute Credential as a California Senior Executive. In 2019, she was recognized as a Fellow of the Institute.

In 2020, she completed the Regional Leadership Academy and the next year, she completed the Executive Leadership Academy through the Chief Probation Officers of California.

She holds membership in the California Probation, Parole and Corrections Association, the American Probation and Parole Association, Women Peace Officers of California, the American Jail Association, and the Women Executives in Corrections.

Chief Reece currently sits on the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) Racial and Ethnic Disparities (R.E.D.) subcommittee, the Advisory Board for the University of Riverside’s Robert Presley Center of Crime and Justice Studies, and the San Bernardino Countywide Gangs and Drugs Task Force Executive Committee.