Paul Hofmann began his career working in community corrections in 1987 as a correctional officer in a community corrections facility. He is a contract trainer for J-SAt with his main focus on risk assessments. From 2012-14 he worked with the American Probation and Parole Association as the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) Probation Fellow. The majority of his career was with the Colorado Judicial Department, Division of Probation Services, where he was a Probation Analyst. His responsibilities included: training and implementation of the juvenile and adult risk assessment tools. He also was instrumental in working with the State’s Highway Safety Office to obtain funding to start the first six DUI courts in Colorado.
In addition to working for probation, he has been a case manager in residential community corrections facilities, and the director of a day reporting center. Over the past twenty-eight years he has trained probation and parole officers, community corrections case managers, alcohol evaluators and substance abuse counselors. Paul grew up on a sheep ranch in western Colorado, is an avid life long learner and a strong proponent of Restorative Justice and other community based solutions.