Office: Off campus
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1999)
Master of Social Work, Michigan State University (2007)
Officer Hechtman was appointed a U.S. Probation Officer of the Western District of Michigan on January 6, 2007. Under that role he has simultaneously conducted pretrial investigations, written presentence reports, and supervised both pretrial and post-conviction case loads. In addition he has served on an initiative to bring the practice of core-correctional practices into the federal probation system, served as an instructor on his district's firearms and safety team, and on December 14,2012, he was recognized as the recipient of the Thomas E. Gahl Great Lakes Region Line Officer of the Year Award. officer Hechtman brings prior work experience in juvenile justice, child welfare, residential substance abuse, and inpatient mental health treatment.