commenced his career with the Los Angeles County Probation Department in 1991. For the past 24 years, he has worked various assignments within camps and the field.
He began his career as Deputy Probation Officer I working in Camps Scobee and Paige. In 1996, he promoted to Deputy Probation Officer II assigned to the Camp Community Transition Program (CCTP) within Field Services. From 2002 to 2005, he worked as a Court Officer within the Juvenile Delinquency Courts. In 2005, he promoted to a Supervising Deputy Probation Officer at Camp Mendenhall. After nearly two years, he transferred back to CCTP operations, which inherited the Community Detention Program for a brief period of time. In 2009, he transferred to the Long Beach Field Office where he initially rendered oversight of a unit comprised of both juvenile and adult probationers until a year later when he was relieved of the former. In November 2013, Mr. Wong was promoted to Director and assigned to the Out-of-Home Screening and the Prospective Authorization and Utilization Review units until December 2014. In March 2014, he acquired oversight of the Placement Community Transition Services unit where he remained until his recent September 2015 transfer to his current assignment within the Placement Services Bureau.
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Mr. Wong hopes to continue utilizing and sharing his experiences and knowledge working with at-risk youths, emergent adults and adults to assist the transitional age youth population in becoming more independent, resilient and productive members of the community. David Wong earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1989.