John "Jake" Seymour, Director 
411 East Main Street
Benton, IL 62812 
618-435-4854 or 618-435-3358
fax 618-435-3147

Second Probation District 

White, Wabash, Gallatin, & Hardin Counties

White County Probation
307 East Cherry Street
P.O. Box 566 
Carmi, IL 62821 
Ph: 618-382-8520 
fax: 618-382-5821

Sarah E. Wiser, Chief Probation Officer
John Unfried, Probation Officer
Shana Northcott, Probation Officer

Michael Knight, Community Service Coordinator

Debb Hyatt, Administrative Assistant

Officer hours Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed 12:00 to 1:00 for lunch.

The Probation Department supervises adults and juveniles sentenced to probation. The Probation Officers monitor compliance with the court order. The Probation Department works with offenders and service providers within the community in an attempt to provide appropriate programs and services to detour unlawful behavior. 

The Community Service Coordinator supervises individuals that are court ordered to complete community service. Mr. Knight normally supervises work crews Thursday to Saturday and he maintains office hours on Tuesday and Wednesday.