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In May 2003, Sharie Lutt was appointed a U.S. Probation Officer in the District of Arizona, Phoenix Presentence division.  In 2007, she transferred to the field operations division where she was promoted to Intensive Supervision Specialist in 2012 and thereafter Supervisory U.S. Probation Officer in 2015.  Sharie currently supervises a field unit of U.S. Probation Officers, some of which are assigned to the transition/re-entry team.  She has also been an Officer Response Tactics instructor for the District of Arizona for over 10 years.

Western Region

Region President:

Sharie Lutt


United States Probation Office
Sandra Day O'Connor United States Courthouse
401 West Washington Street, Suite 160
Phoenix, AZ 85003



Current Members:


About the Region:

The Western Region of the FFPPOA consists of 26 districts covering 12 states and one territory. It is the largest of the regions of the FPPOA and also includes one of the largest judicial districts, C/CA Probation and one of the smallest, the 94th judicial District of Saipan. The Western Region extends westward from the states of Wyoming and Colorado to Alaska, Hawaii and the islands of Guam and Saipan. There are approx 1000 officers employed in the region which covers both the 8th and the 9th Circuits.


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Thomas Gahl Video

On September 22nd, 1986 Tom Gahl became the first United States Probation Officer to be killed in the line of duty. This video commemorates the 25th anniversary of his death.