Probation Department

About the Probation Department

The Probation Department monitors youth placed under Court supervision. The department’s goal is to provide a community based corrections program with consistent sanctions geared toward altering negative behavior.

Our Officers

Probation Officers make regular contact with the children, their parents, schools, agencies and others involved with the children to monitor and assist the probationers in making positive changes in their lives. The Court has four Probation Officers positions. These probation officers supervise approximately 200 children each year.

Name
Phone Number
Kristi Offenberger, Chief Probation Officer740-373-6623 Ext. 2434
Kaylee Higgins
740-373-6623 Ext. 2433
Ryan LaFollette
740-373-6623 Ext. 2435
Vacant740-373-6623 Ext. 2436

 

Juvenile Probation

There were 66 youth who were placed on probation during 2021. Of those 45 were males (68%) and 21 were females (32%). A total of 154 youth were supervised on probation in 2021, including 88 from the previous year. There were 25 probation violations filed in 2021.

Adult Probation

There was 1 adult who was placed on probation during 2021. Of those there was 0 males (0%) and 1 female (100%). A total of 6 adults were supervised on probation in 2021, including 5 from the previous year. There were 0 probation violations filed in 2021.