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Jessica Payton Promoted to Program Administrator in Classification Branch
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Kentucky Department of Corrections Director of Population Management Kieryn Fannin today announced that Jessica Payton has been promoted to program administrator for the Classification Branch.
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DOC’s Reentry Services Recognized During National Reentry Week
Thursday, January 25, 2017
This week is National Reentry Week and the Kentucky Department of Corrections would like to highlight the Reentry Branch and their services. The Reentry Branch assists DOC employees to help inmates make a smooth transition from the institution to the community and those that are on active supervision by providing programming and services needed.
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Regulation Speeds Up Discharge of Parolees to Relieve Overcrowding
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
With prisons and county jails operating at or above capacity, the Kentucky Department of Corrections is implementing an emergency regulation this week to expedite release of certain offenders who have already been approved for parole.
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Sarah “Jessie” Ferguson Promoted to Deputy Warden at Luther Luckett
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
entucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner Jim Erwin today announced that Jessie Ferguson has been promoted to deputy warden at Luther Luckett Correctional Complex in LaGrange.
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Elizabeth Renae Smith Promoted to District 9 Assistant Supervisor
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Division of Probation and Parole Director John Hall today announced the promotion of Elizabeth Renae Smith to District 9 Assistant Supervisor.
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Mike Caudill Promoted to Eastern Region Branch Manager for Probation and Parole
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Division of Probation and Parole Director John Hall today announced the promotion of Mike Caudill to administrative branch manager for the Division of Probation and Parole’s Eastern Region.
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Antony Duggins Promoted to Branch Manager in Division of Corrections Training
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Department of Corrections Director of Training Bridget Gilliland today announced that Antony Duggins has been promoted to Branch Manager for the Harold E. Black and John D. Rees Training Facilities.
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Webb Strang Appointed to Safety Director for the Department of Corrections
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Department of Corrections Commissioner Rodney Ballard today announced the appointment of Webb Strang to Safety Director for the Department of Corrections.
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Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Kentucky Department of Corrections Director Kevin Pangburn today announced the promotion of Kort Thompson to Executive Staff Advisor in the Division of Substance Abuse.
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Scott Grimes Promoted to Program Administrator in Classification Branch
Monday, February 27, 2017
Kentucky Department of Corrections Director of Population Management Kieryn Fannin today announced that Scott Grimes has been promoted to program administrator for the Classification Branch.
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