JDC Administration

Amy Brock -Director of Detention Services

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Amy Brock

Amy Brock

Amy Brock was appointed to the position of Director of Detention Services for the Juvenile Division of the Allen County Common Pleas Court in September of 2022 by the Honorable Judge Todd E. Kohlrieser.

Amy began her career with Juvenile Court in 2010 when she was appointed Detention Officer by then Judge Glenn H. Derryberry.  Amy was subsequently promoted to Detention Supervisor in 2011 and has served in a leadership position since.

In 1993 Amy completed her Associates Degree in Law Enforcement and subsequently became an Ohio Certified Peace Officer in 1994.  Prior to her appointment to Juvenile Court, Amy served various law enforcement agencies and communities as a police officer and special deputy sheriff.  Amy also served as the Life Safety and Environment of Care Coordinator for St. Rita’s Medical Center where she became a Certified Health Care Specialist.  Amy also has experience in policy development and organizational leadership having previously served as a Policy Specialist for Bon Secours Mercy Health as well.

In her position, as the Director of Detention Services, Amy coordinates, directs, and ensures the efficient, safe, and secure day-to-day operations of the Court’s secured juvenile detention center and residential treatment program.  In so doing, Amy also ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws and administrative guidelines in order to provide the highest levels of structure, educational opportunities, and rehabilitative care possible with the goal of returning delinquent youth back to our community as contributing and productive citizens.

Amy brings with her a wealth of experience and education in law enforcement sciences, organizational leadership, supervision, and staff development to include degrees in law enforcement and health care administration.  Amy is a graduate of the Allen County Probate and Juvenile Court’s Cultural Leadership Academy and is a current participant in the Allen Lima Leadership Program’s Class of 2024.

Dr. Thomas Hall – Clinical Director

Dr. Thomas Hull
Dr. Thomas Hull – Clinical Director

Dr. Thomas Hull

Dr. Thomas W. Hull has worked in the field of psychology, social work and counseling for the past 37 years.  He is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Social Worker and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor.  He has Bachelors Degree in Psychology, Masters Degree in Social Agency Counseling, a clinical endorsement and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology.  He research background is in the area of optimism, pessimism and hopelessness depression.  He has taught at the university and college level for 27 years, including many years in administration.  As part of his work at the college level, he started the student mental health counseling program and assisted in creating/implementing the behavioral intervention team.  In the psychological field, he created/managed a crisis stabilization program, along with providing training in this area throughout Ohio.  He continues to provide training in assessment, counseling, intervention and ethics.  Currently, he is the Clinical Director of a juvenile treatment program and a psychologist working for a local hospital.