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Adult Probation
The Clark County Adult Probation Department has supervisory responsibility of offenders who have been convicted of a felony and who the court has placed on community control in lieu of being sentenced to the Ohio State Penitentiary.

Offenders placed on community control must comply with the standard conditions of probation along with all special requirements ordered by the sentencing court with may include but are not limited to;
  • drug and alcohol treatment
  • employment
  • job readiness programs
  • mental heath treatment
  • electronic monitoring
  • community service
  • drug and alcohol testing

The Clark County Adult Probation Department has six probation officers. Three officers provide supervision for offenders placed on Basic Supervision an three supervise offenders placed on Intensive Supervision. In addition to supervising duties, probation staff are also responsible for conducting all presentence investigations and reports submitted to the court for sentencing purposes.

Probation staff and contact numbers are as follows:
 Name Title/Duties Number
 Dave Ellinger  Chief Probation Officer  (937) 521-1713
 Danny Evans  Basic Supervision  (937) 521-1714
 Marcie Schaefer  Basic Supervision  (937) 521-1716
 Stephen Henry  Intensive Supervision  (937) 521-1715
 Steve Petticrew  Intensive Supervision  (937) 521-1717
 Laura Watkins  Intensive Supervision  (937) 521-1712
 Deb McInturff  Secretary  (937) 521-1711


Contact Us
Dave Ellinger 
Chief Probation Officer 

101 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45502

Main Office
Ph: 937-521-1711
Fx: 937-327-6627

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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