Hobson named deputy chief of Probation and Parole

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Dylan Hobson

The chief of the Idaho Department of Correction’s Division of Probation and Parole, David Birch, has announced that Dylan Hobson has been selected as the division’s deputy chief.

Hobson joined IDOC in 1994 as a correctional officer at the Nampa Community Work Center. The facility is now called the Nampa Community Reentry Center.

Hobson went on to serve in a variety of roles including:

  • correctional officer at Idaho Maximum Security Institution
  • parole hearing officer for the Commission of Pardons and Parole
  • parole officer and section supervisor in the division’s District 4 office based in Boise. 

Most recently, Hobson served as deputy district manager for the Division of Probation and Parole’s District 3 based in Caldwell.

“Dylan’s diverse background, insight, and strong leadership skills will serve him well in his new role,” Chief Birch says. 

Hobson has a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from Boise State University. He assumes his new position on June 5. 

Story published: 06/02/2017
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