In conjunction with Southeast Regional Community Corrections, Dearborn Superior Courts Probation offers the following programs.  

  • Dearborn County Court Alcohol and Drug Program (LINK to Document Center Item)

  • Jail Chemical Addiction Program (LINK to Document Center Item)

  • Dearborn County Accountability, Change and Community Court (A.C.C. Court) (LINK to Document Center Item)

  • Dearborn County Veterans Court (link to Topic under Comm. Corrections)

Dearborn County Superior Courts Staff:

Steve Kelly: Chief Probation Officer

Sean Schaffer: Probation Officer

Joe Paul: Probation Officer/Case Manager

Kristy Alig: Probation Officer/Case Manager

Darci Bayne: Probation Officer

Karrisa Simpson: Probation Officer

Brittany Phillippe: Probation Officer

Shari Rosengarn: Probation Officer

Kathy Prarat: Secretary/Office Administrator

Taylor Young: Secretary


All probation officers must be certified by the State of Indiana. Minimum requirements for certification include: twenty-one years of age, US citizenship, having received a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, be of good moral character and pass a written examination within six months of hire.

Probation officers must also meet continuing education requirements on a yearly basis as well as to complete an orientation program conducted by the Indiana Judicial Center within the first year of employment.

Probation officers must have a working knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations, standard policies, procedures and legal terminology of the justice system, and a knowledge of and ability to make practical application of current developments, theories, and trends in behavior and supervision of probationers.

The Indiana Judicial Center is charged with developing standards for probation in Indiana according to Indiana Code IC 11-13-1-8.

Contact Us

  • Phone: (812) 532-3255
  • Fax: (812) 532-3220
  • Staff Directory
  • Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Closed for Lunch 12:00 - 1:00 pm Closed Holidays

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