The “Rookie” Probation Officer of the Year Award was established to recognize probation officers who, while at the beginning of their career, show the attitude, aptitude, and the desire to improve themselves and to develop into leaders among their peers. Nominees shall be within their first two (2) years of certification as a probation officer in the state of Indiana. Past winners of this award are Melanie Strode and Rachael Jones.
Judge Lance Hamner describes this year’s winner as a bright, enthusiastic and hard working young woman and stated the “It would be hard to think of a more worthy candidate.”CPO Angela Morris added “She builds relationships with her clients through care and compassion….this just comes naturally to her.”
This year’s winner of the POPAI Rookie Probation Officer of the Year award goes to Jessica Darr-Stall. Congratulations to Jessica.
“Rookie” Probation Officer of the Year Award Recipients
|2017 Brittany Stodghill||2015 Rachael Jones||2014 Melanie Strode|
There were no qualified candidates submitted in 2016, 2018, and 2019.