I've completed a good deal of hours and have gotten a letter printed up on the letter head of the community service organization. However it's in my local community and I did not tell the community service provider that I was working toward completing my probation terms out of embarrassment. I'm worried that a call from my PO or a verification letter from the court will have news of my involvement with the system spread all over town.
Criminal Defense Attorney
If your letter looks cheesy or incomplete, that increases the possibility the probation officer will call. The simple solution for you is to explain your problem to the probation officer and ask him or her to use discretion. Probation officers have a high duty of confidentiality. In a perfect world they will disclose nothing but only verify the content of the letter.