By DAPO staff
Parole Agent II (Supervisor) Anthony Quintana was honored Dec. 16 at the Capitol and presented with a resolution from Assemblymember Jim Cooper.
Back in August, Quintana was named Parole Agent of the Year by the California Probation, Parole and Correctional Association.
“This award is awarded to a Parole Agent who has made a significant contribution to the field of corrections and/or has exhibited exemplary job performance. Agent Quintana is a true professional and outstanding representation of our department. He has proven to be invaluable to our department, as well as the community. Several local law enforcement agencies as well as the District Attorney’s office have recognized Agent Quintana for his professionalism and outstanding work in the assisting them. He is capable of wearing many hats, such as social worker, officer, and mentor. Agent Quintana continuously goes above and beyond in working with parolees to assist them in successfully reintegrating back into society,” according to the award.
“In addition he continuously works with local law enforcement to gather intel and organize operations to reduce gang violence. Agent Quintana is highly respected by his subordinates, peers, parolees, parolee families, and community partners. No matter the situation, he is eager and willing to take on additional assignments and go the extra mile to ensure the job is done. Agent Quintana goes above and beyond in playing a major role in protecting lives and making our communities safer. He takes pride in his work and it shows in his dedication, loyalty, and work ethic.”