Primitivo Romero III  
Probation Department
Title: Chief Probation Officer
Phone: 520-375-7600
Probation Department Page
Tivo Romero


Primitivo “Tivo” Romero III serves as the county’s Chief Probation Officer. He was appointed to said position in July 2007 by the Honorable James A. Soto. Tivo has worked for the Probation Department since February 1991. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona and his master’s degree from Northern Arizona University. Tivo is a member of the National Association of Probation Executives and the Arizona Chief Probation Officers Association. He serves on various committees and workgroups, at the state level, and is committed to ensuring probation practices in Santa Cruz County are evidence based and carried out by a work force that is professional, competent and resolute in its desire to help people.  

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