Adult Probation

Wayne County Adult Probation

Contact Information

Dimmick Building-Wayne County Courthouse
925 Court Street
Honesdale, PA 18431

Phone (570)253-5970 Ext. 4120
Fax (570)251-8243


The MISSION of the Wayne County Adult Probation/Parole Department is for the Probation/Parole Officers to meet the requirements of the PBPP job description guidelines and continue with professional enhancement training so they may enforce the Orders of the Court of Common Pleas with professionalism and zeal.

The Wayne County Probation/Parole Department will utilize their knowledge of the law, individual personality traits and community dynamics to provide to the community, a sense of safety in that those offenders who are being supervised are being done so with the best of the officers’ abilities and with the collective resources of the department.

 Staff of the Wayne County Probation/Parole Department shall treat each offender with respect and without prejudice in order to effectuate a meaningful working relationship, enhance the likelihood of a successful period of supervision, and perhaps, achieve an element of rehabilitation.

Department Personnel

James R. Chapman
Sarah May
Jonathan Dunsinger
Lisa Salak
Deanna Denoie
Sean McGraw
Ryan Altemier
Caitlin Cimahosky
Keith Shaffer
Holly Skelton
Erica Verola
Megan Weist

Chief Adult Probation Officer
Office Manager
Senior Probation Officer
Senior Probation Officer
Senior Probation Officer
Institutional Parole Officer
Senior Probation Officer
Probation Officer
Probation Officer



The Adult Probation Department is the investigative and supervisory arm of the Court of Common Pleas. Probation/Parole officers supervise offenders within the community, file investigations as required and make arrests and detain violators when necessary. Offices are located on the 3rd floor of the Dimmick Building adjacent to the Wayne County Courthouse, Honesdale, Pennsylvania.

Court Functions & Responsibilities

  • Supervision of adult offenders placed on probation or released from County Prison.
  • Conduct pre-sentence investigations, pre-parole investigations and other pertinent      investigations as deemed necessary by the Court.
  • Manage and supervise electronic monitoring and community service.
  • Collection of Court imposed costs, fines and restitutions.