Knox County Probation Department Summary

The mission of probation is to provide necessary services to the offender toward reducing criminal/delinquent behavior while balancing the needs and ensuring the safety of the community. Probation is a profession that requires fundamental knowledge of the law, sentencing alternatives, human services, and community protection.

The Probation Department also handles the Home Monitoring Program. Please contact Karlena Montgomery at 812-886-3413 for any questions regarding this program.

Our hours

  • Monday – Friday: 8am-12pm and 1pm-4pm
  • Every second Tuesday of each month: 4pm-6pm
  • Closed on most governmental holidays

Staff

  • Karen Schmeling
    Karen Schmeling Juvenile Probation Officer

    Phone: 812-885-2518

    Fax 812-895-4904

  • Alissa Ricker
    Alissa Ricker Juvenile Probation Officer

    Phone: 812-885-2518

    Fax: 812-895-4904

  • Stacia O’Brien
    Stacia O’Brien Probation Officer

    Phone: 812-885-2518

    Fax: 812-895-4904

  • Kevin Minderman
    Kevin Minderman Probation Officer

    Phone: 812-885-2518

    fax: 812-895-4904

  • Jennifer Ryder
    Jennifer Ryder Probation Officer

    Phone: 812-885-2518

    Fax: 812-895-4904

  • Kelly Kibby
    Kelly Kibby Assistant Chief Probation Officer

    Phone: 812-885-2518

    Fax: 812-895-4904

  • Jami Williamson
    Jami Williamson PROBATION OFFICER

    Phone: 812-885-2518

    Fax: 812-895-4904

  • James Rees
    James Rees CHIEF PROBATION OFFICER

    Phone: 812-885-2518

    Fax: 812-895-4904