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Tera Vincent Promoted to District Supervisor in Probation and Parole District 16
Friday, June 05, 2015
Division of Probation and Parole Director Roberto Rodriguez today announce the promotion of Tera Vincent to the position of District Supervisor of District 16 in Louisville.
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James David Green Promoted to Warden at Bell County Forestry Camp
Friday, June 05, 2015
Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner LaDonna Thompson today announced the promotion of James David Green to Warden of the Bell County Forestry Camp.
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Green River Correctional Complex Receives Near-Perfect Audit Score
Monday, June 01, 2015
Green River Correctional Complex (GRCC), in Central City, received a near-perfect audit score on its recent re-accreditation audit with the American Correctional Association (ACA) The Prison received a total score of 99.8 percent.
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Chris Hatton Promoted to Deputy Warden at Western Kentucky Correctional Complex
Monday, June 01, 2015
Chris Hatton has been promoted to deputy warden at Western Kentucky Correctional Complex (WKCC) in Fredonia. Her promotion is effective June 1. 
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Corrections Officers to Ger Pay Raises to Retain Staff - Increase Recruiting
Thursday, May 21, 2015
The Kentucky Department of Corrections will enhance its compensation for correctional officers and other hazardous duty staff under a plan announced this week to stabilize the workforce in state prisons.
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2015 Correctional Employees' Week Celebrated Across the State
Friday, May 01, 2015
From Paducah to Pikeville, and everywhere in between, events are taking place next week to mark "Correctional Employees Week". 
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David McIver Promoted to District 20 Assistant Supervisor in Division of Probation and Parole
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Kentucky Department of Corrections Directory of Probation & Parole Roberto Rodriguez announced the promotion of David McIver to Assistant Supervisor of District 20. District 20 encompasses Pulaski, Rockcastle, Lincoln, Wayne, McCreary, Whitley, Clinton and Russell counties.
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Gary Beckstom to Retire as Warden of EKCC. Kathy Litteral Promoted to Fill the Post
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Gary Beckstrom, a 37-year veteran of the Kentucky Department of Corrections and Warden of the Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex (EKCC) in West Liberty, has announced his retirement effective May 31. bell County Forestry Camp Warden Kathy Litteral will take the reins effective April 1, in order to train with Beckstrom before his departure.
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Abby McIntire Promoted to Deputy Warden at Blackburn Correctional Complex
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner LaDonna H. Thompson today announced the promotion of Abby McIntire to Deputy Warden at Blackburn Correctional Complex. Her promotion is effective April 1, 2015.
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Amy Robey Promoted to Deputy Warden at Roederer Correctional Complex
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner LaDonna Thompson today announced the promotion of Amy Robey to Deputy Warden at Roederer Correctional Complex (RCC) in LaGrange. Her promotion is effective April 1, 2015.
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