John "Jake" Seymour, Director
411 East Main Street
Benton, IL 62812
618-435-4854 or 618-435-3358
Second Probation District
White, Wabash, Gallatin, & Hardin Counties
White County Probation
307 East Cherry Street
P.O. Box 566
Carmi, IL 62821
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.