Jeff Trollinger retired from the Maricopa County Adult Probation Department in 2012. His career involved primarily working with mentally ill offenders involved in the criminal justice system. He developed programs for mentally ill offenders that included psychiatric care, housing and medication monitoring while they were involved with Adult Probation. He was instrumental in assisting with the development of the Maricopa County Mental Health Court, as well as programs to assist the learning disabled on probation. Jeff was a gubernatorial appointee to the Psychiatric Security Review Board from 1999 to 2005, where he served as the Vice-Chair, and served again from 2010-2013.
Jeff is a Licensed Professional Counselor working primarily with clients involved in the court system. He currently provides Parent Conferences for the Family Court of Maricopa County, and has performed restoration to competency services for Maricopa County. He served on the Governor’s Council on Offenders With Mental Impairments, and is currently the treasurer for the Human Rights Committee for the Mentally Ill. Jeff has served for many years assisting the Office of the Court Monitor performing audits of the local mental health agency to ensure compliance with treatment protocol, and was named the Community Leader of the Year by the Mental Health Association of Arizona in 2002. He has served as a mitigation specialist for clients on death row in Arizona, and has trained mental health professionals and attorneys on juvenile and adult restoration to competency principles in Arizona, California and Canada.