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Below you will find a list of recent press releases. Click on the title to view the full text of the press release.

Michael Mitchell Promoted to District 19 Assistant Supervisor in Division of Probation & Parole
February 27, 2014
Kentucky Department of Corrections Director of Probation & Parole Roberto Rodriguez today announced the promotion of Michael Mitchell to assistant supervisor of District 19 in Louisville.

Little Sandy Correctional Complex Receives Perfect Audit Score
February 11, 2014
Little Sandy Correctional Complex in Sandy Hook has received a perfect audit score on their American Correctional Association audit.

Kristin Smith Promoted to Re-Entry Branch Manager
February 4, 2014
Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner Kim Potter-Blair today announced the promotion of Kristin Smith to branch manager for the department’s re-entry and home incarceration branch.

Olivia Newsome Promoted to District 11 Assistant Supervisor in Division of Probation & Parole
January 27, 2014
Kentucky Department of Corrections Director of Probation & Parole Roberto Rodriguez today announced the promotion of Olivia Newsome to assistant supervisor of District 11 in Prestonsburg. District 11 covers six counties including Floyd, Knott, Letcher, Magoffin, Perry and Pike with satellite offices in Hazard, Pikeville and Whitesburg. Newsome assumed her new duties on Jan. 16.P>

Emily Goins Promoted to New Parole Inter-state Compact Program Administrator in Division of Probation & Parole
January 8, 2014
Kentucky Department of Corrections Director of Probation & Parole Roberto Rodriguez today announced that Emily Goins will be promoted to the new parole inter-state compact program administrator for the division. She will assume her new duties Jan. 16.

Jesse Stack Promoted to Program Administrator in Division of Corrections Training
January 6, 2014
Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner Kim Potter-Blair today announced the promotion of Jesse Stack to Program Administrator for the Curriculum Branch of the Division of Corrections Training

Marshall Smith Promoted to District 3 Supervisor in Division of Probation & Parole
January 3, 2014
Marshall Smith promoted to supervisor of District 3, covering Adair, Barren, Casey, Cumberland, Metcalfe, Monroe, and Warren counties.

Skyla Grief Promoted to Deputy Warden at Kentucky State Penitentiary
December 16, 2013
Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner James Erwin today announced the promotion of Skyla Grief to deputy warden at the Kentucky State Penitentiary (KSP). Grief is a career employee of the Department of Corrections who has steadily risen through the ranks.

Chris Patterson Promoted to Deputy Warden at Bell County Forestry Camp
December 13, 2013
Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner James Erwin today announced that Chris Patterson has been promoted to deputy warden at the Bell County Forestry Camp (BCFC) in Pineville. Patterson will assume his new duties Dec. 16.

Leigh “Ambie” Ingram Promoted to Program Administrator in Division of Parole and Victim Services
November 27, 2013
Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner Kim Potter-Blair today announced the promotion of Leigh “Ambie” Ingram to Corrections Program Administrator for the Division of Parole and Victim Services. She will assume her new duties on December 1.

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