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Katy Kilgore Promoted to Assistant Supervisor in Probation & Parole District 3
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Kentucky Department of Corrections Director of Probation & Parole Roberto Rodriguez today announced the promotion of Katy Kilgore to assistant supervisor of District 3 in Bowling Green. District 3 covers seven counties including Adair, Barren, Casey, Cumberland, Metcalfe, Monroe, and Warren with satellite offices in Columbia and Glasgow.
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Brian Patterson Promoted to Assistant Supervisor in Probation and Parole District 16
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Division of Probation and Parole Director Roberto Rodriquez today announced the promotion of Brian Patterson to assistant supervisor of District 16 in Louisville. District 16 covers the northeast section of Jefferson County.
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Merv Haddix Promoted to Warden at Luther Luckett Correctional Complex
Monday, August 31, 2015
Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner LaDonna H. Thompson today announced that Mervin (Merv) Haddix has been promoted to warden at the Luther Luckett Correctional Complex (LLCC) in LaGrange. Haddix has been serving as acting warden of the prison and officially assumes the top post on Sept. 1.
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Rick Rowlette Promoted to Warden at Blackburn Correctional Complex
Monday, August 31, 2015
Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner LaDonna H. Thompson today announced the promotion of Richard W. (Rick) Rowlette to warden at Blackburn Correctional Complex (BCC) in Lexington. He will assume his new duties Sept. 1.
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Steven Ford Promoted to Deputy Warden at Kentucky State Penitentiary
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner LaDonna H. Thompson today announced the promotion of Steven Ford to deputy warden at Kentucky State Penitentiary (KSP) in Eddyville. His promotion is effective Sept. 1.
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BCC Receives Perfect PREA Audit Score
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Blackburn Correctional Complex (BCC) received a perfect score during its Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) audit.
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LLCC Receives Perfect PREA Audit Score
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Luther Luckett Correctional Complex (LLCC) received a perfect score during its Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) audit.
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Mendalyn Cochran Promoted to Deputy Warden at Northpoint Training Center
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Kentucky Department of Corrections (DOC) Commissioner LaDonna H. Thompson today announced the promotion of Mendalyn Cochran to deputy warden at Northpoint Training Center (NTC) in Danville.
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Danny McGraw Promoted to Deputy Warden and Little Sandy Correctional Complex
Friday, August 14, 2015
Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner LaDonna H. Thompson today announced the promotion of Danny McGraw to deputy warden at Little Sandy Correctional Complex (LSCC) in Sandy Hook.
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Hilarye Dailer Named Director of Administrative Services for DOC
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner Kim Potter-Blair today announced Hilarye Dailey has been promoted to the position of director of administrative services.
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