Monday-Friday 8-4, Closed from Noon to 1:00 PM for
392-6440 Criminal Division
(888)-387-2352 Criminal Division
398-8847 Criminal Division Fax
392-6442 Child Support
392-0956 Child Support Fax
ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Protective Services is a specialized unit of
investigators whose duty is to protect endangered adults
from abuse. APS investigations may result in criminal
charges being filed. The APS program is located in the
Shelby County Prosecutor’s Office but also serves
Johnson and Hancock Counties. Contact Jerry Keifer, APS
Investigator at (317) 392-6440.
CHILD SUPPORT DIVISION
support division is responsible for the enforcement of
child support orders in divorce and paternity cases. In
appropriate cases, paternity actions are filed and DNA
testing may be performed as part of the case.
Here is a
link to the Indiana State Child Support Bureau, www.in.gov/dcs/support. On this web site you
can check payment information, set up direct deposit,
locate a local child support office as well as view the
Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines and use the Indiana
Child Support Calculator.
merchants and private individuals in receipt of checks
returned for insufficient funds or on a closed account
are provided direction and assistance for collection. In
the event payment is not received after notice, criminal
charges may be filed.
Division handles felony and misdemeanor prosecutions
which includes everything from Illegal Consumption of
Alcohol to Capital Murder.
SAFE DRIVER DEFERRAL PROGRAM
of this voluntary program is to allow motorists who have
a good driving record to maintain that record.
This unit is
comprised an investigators who receive and follow up on
criminal complaints made by the public which are not
handled by local law enforcement agencies. Criminal
charges may arise from these complaints.
generally requires that crimes committed by those under
the age of eighteen years to be treated separately from
adults. A child under eighteen years of age who commits
a crime or is considered truant, runaway, incorrigible,
or has committed a delinquent act may have a delinquency
petition filed in Juvenile Court.
PRE-TRIAL DIVERSION PROGRAM
Diversion Program was established to allow misdemeanor
offenders who have no criminal record an opportunity to
keep their records clear. Requirements to successfully
complete PTD normally include staying free of additional
charges, doing community service, and enrolling and
VICTIM/WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
Victim/Witness Assistance Program serves as an advocate
for victims - keeping them informed on the progress of
their cases through the criminal justice system,
assisting in the application for crime victim
compensation and acting as a liaison with other social