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rosaLARA.jpgRosa A. Lara, B.A., is a Supervisory Community Supervision Officer for Domestic Violence Supervision with the District of Columbia Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA).  She has served in this position since April of 2009. She was born in the Dominican Republic and immigrated and resided in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.  She received a Bachelors of Arts-Magna Cum Laude from Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2002. She majored in Law and Society and minored in Spanish and Latin American Studies. 

SCSO Lara commenced her career at CSOSA in October of 2002. She supervised persons who were sentenced in criminal cases, Felony and/or Misdemeanor, who were placed on probation, parole, and supervised release in the District of Columbia. During her assignment as a Community Supervision Officer, she acquired extensive knowledge and experience in criminal behavior and successful supervision strategies. She served as a mentor to new Community Supervision Officers for the Basic Skills Academy. She is a certified gang specialist since 2004. As a SCSO she utilizes her bilingual skills to ensure effective culturally competent domestic violence services are delivered by her supervision team   and provides motivational leadership to ensure officer productivity, offender accountability and victim safety. 



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