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Chief Probation Officer
Jeff Theetge - Chief Probation Officer


Switzerland County Courthouse - Second Floor
212 West Main Street
Vevay, In 47043


Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri - 8:00am - 3:30pm
Thursday - closed


Probation is a ... more/less info
form of sentencing not requiring incarceration. It is an alternative to sentencing the defendant to prison. Probation is a privilege rather than a right.


To control, supervise and reintegrate the Defendant at the local or community level through the utilization of resources, treatment, and education.

other duties

(1) conduct prehearing and presentence investigations and prepare reports as required by law;
(2) assist the courts in making pretrial release decisions;
(3) assist the courts, prosecuting attorneys, and other law enforcement officials in making decisions regarding the diversion of charged individuals to appropriate noncriminal alternatives;
(4) furnish each person placed on probation under his supervision a written statement of the conditions of his probation and instruct him regarding those conditions;
(5) supervise and assist persons on probation consistent with conditions of probation imposed by the court;
(6) bring to the court's attention any modification in the conditions of probation considered advisable;
(7) notify the court when a violation of a condition of probation occurs;
(8) cooperate with public and private agencies and other persons concerned with the treatment or welfare of persons on probation, and assist them in obtaining services from those agencies and persons;
(9) keep accurate records of cases investigated by him and of all cases assigned to him by the court and make these records available to the court upon request;
(10) collect and disburse money from persons under his supervision according to the order of the court, and keep accurate and complete accounts of those collections and disbursements;
(11) assist the court in transferring supervision of a person on probation to a court in another jurisdiction; and
(12) perform other duties required by law or as directed by the court.

Read about the history of Probation


Probation Clerk
Cheri Weales - Probation Clerk

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The mission of the Switzerland County Probation Department is to provide or refer necessary services to the offender toward reducing criminal/delinquent behavior, while balancing the needs of the offender and ensuring the safety of the community.

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How can I get in touch with a Probation Officer?

Your Probation Officer may be contacted during these business hours:

Monday 8:00AM – 3:30PM
Tuesday 8:00AM – 3:30PM
Wednesday 8:00AM – 3:30PM
Thursday 8:00AM – 12:00PM (Probation Clerk Only!)
Friday 8:00AM – 3:30PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

*If you are calling to reschedule a Probation Appointment you must talk directly to your Probation Officer, you are not permitted to leave a message.

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