Patty Lyon Named Chief Probation Officer for District 6 Probation

Patty Lyon Named Chief Probation Officer for District 6 Probation

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Patty Lyon, Problem-Solving Court Coordinator for Probation District 6 in Fremont, has been selected as Chief Probation Officer for the district which includes Burt, Cedar, Dakota, Dixon, Dodge, Thurston and Washington Counties. Lyon will begin her position as Chief on March 1, 2017. Lyon has been with the Nebraska Probation system for over 16 years. She worked as a probation officer with both juveniles and adults until her promotion to Drug Court Coordinator in July 2008. Ms. Lyon is a state trainer for the Probation system and was the 2012 recipient of the Nebraska State Probation Supervisor of the Year award. Ms. Lyon possesses a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management from Chadron State College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Bellevue University.