Apr 13, 2021
Chief Pam Hofsass
Contra Costa Sheriff's Forensic Department

Pamela Hofsass holds over 35 years of experience in law enforcement, eighteen years of which include forensic science with an emphasis on forensic DNA analysis. For the last four years, she has held the position of Chief of the Forensic Services Division of the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff where she oversees a full-service crime laboratory including CSI and Property for the Sheriff’s Office as well as twenty-five Law Enforcement Agencies within the county. She brings to the Crime Lab a keen focus on efficiency and effectiveness based on her own experience as a detective and as a DNA analyst. The Lab has transformed over the last six years thanks to improvements in every facet of its operation: state-of- the art technology, increased staffing levels and a commitment to quality of service.