Director of Pretrial Services, Santa Clara County, Calif.
Aaron Johnson is the current director of pretrial services and has worked in different state and county agencies since 1995. Mr. Johnson received his Bachelor of Science Degree in sociology with an emphasis on crime and delinquent studies from the University of Kansas and his master's degree in business administration from MidAmerica Nazarene University. In 2010, Mr. Johnson developed the first Pretrial Services Agency for Johnson County, Kansas and contributed to the development of Johnson County's risk assessment tool and pretrial release and detention guidelines. Mr. Johnson is a member of the National Association of Pretrial Services Agencies (NAPSA) and continues to advocate for pretrial reform.