Dennis Michael Baker, American counselor, retired law enforcement officer. Certified probation officer, Texas; specialized training in child abuse, sexual assault, family violence and crisis intervention. Recipient Appreciation award Southwestern Texas State University, 1980, Loyalty award Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1984, Appreciation award Denton County Task Force on Family Violence, 1986, others.
Assistant director Help House Inc., Denton, 1974-1977. Juvenile detective Lewisville (Texas) Police Department, 1978-1981. Detective Denton Police Department, 1981-1986, senior detective in charge child abuse investigations, 1987-1991.
Crime victims coordinator Denton Count, Sheriff's Department, Denton, 1991-1992. Probation officer Denton County Adult Probation Department, 1992-1993. Counselor in private practice Colorado Springs, since 1993.