Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Wayne Addison, Hancock County Chief Probation Officer and local Auctioneer spoke to Kiwanis about his background and experiences.  Wayne was born in Hancock County.  His father worked for Ford Motor Company, the Hancock County Sherriff's Office, and started W.B Addison and Sons Auction,  Wayne wanted to pursue a career in law enforcement and majored in Criminal Justice at  Ball State University.  He served as a Reserve Deputy in the Hancock County Sherriff's Department and then became a Probation Officer.  He has been with the Probation Department for 34 years,  During that time the staff size has grown to 22 staff members.

Wayne stated that his goal is to try and change peoples lives where they have had poor examples or no examples.  He has two certified mental health counselors on the staff working with probationers. 

Wayne also mentioned that he was a new grandfather and that he is grateful to live in a generous county.

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