Gary Alvarez is a Lead Probation Officer with the Pima County Juvenile Court. He has been the court’s Juvenile Justice Title IV-E Coordinator since 2012. After retiring from the U.S. Air Force following a 20-year career as an Intelligence Officer, he and his wife Patricia moved to Tucson in 1999. He began serving at the court in 2001 as a Juvenile Detention Officer. He was promoted to Probation Officer in 2004 and Lead Probation Officer in 2010. Mr. Alvarez earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration from San Diego State University and his Master of Public Administration degree from Golden Gate University.