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Rodney Moore Promoted to Director of Personnel Services
Friday, May 13, 2016
Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner Rodney Ballard today announced the promotion of Rodney Moore to Director of Personnel Services.
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Scott Jordan Named Warden at Luther Luckett Correctional Complex
Friday, May 13, 2016
Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner Rodney Ballard today announced Scott Jordan has been named warden of Luther Luckett Correctional Complex (LLCC).
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Kirstie Willard to Lead Division of Local Facilities
Friday, April 29, 2016
Kentucky Department of Corrections Commissioner Rodney Ballard today announced that Kirstie Willard will be detailed to the position of assistant director for the department’s Division of Local Facilities.
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Taliyah Jefferson Promoted to Assistant Supervisor in Probation and Parole District 7
Friday, April 29, 2016
Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner Kim Potter-Blair today announced the promotion of Taliyah Jefferson to assistant district supervisor of District 7.
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Melissa Handley Promoted to Assistant Supervisor in Probation and Parole District 15
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner Kim Potter-Blair today announced the promotion of Melissa Handley to assistant district supervisor of District 15.
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EKCC Receives Perfect PREA Audit Score
Monday, April 04, 2016
Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex (EKCC) received a perfect score on its Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) audit with two standards exceeding the requirement.
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Northpoint Receives Perfect PREA Audit Score
Monday, April 04, 2016
Northpoint Training Center (NTC) received a perfect score on its Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) audit with five standards exceeding the requirement.
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Patricia Heuer Promoted to Assistant Supervisor in Probation and Parole District 7
Friday, February 19, 2016
Kentucky Department of Corrections Director of Probation & Parole Roberto Rodriguez today announced the promotion of Patricia Heuer to assistant district supervisor of District 7.
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Rodney Ballard Named New Corrections Commissioner; LaDonna Thompson To Retire
Friday, February 19, 2016
Rodney Ballard Named New Corrections Commissioner; LaDonna Thompson To Retire
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Jarrod Elkins Promoted to Assistant Supervisor In Division of Probation & Parole’s District 20
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Kentucky Department of Corrections Director of Probation & Parole Roberto Rodriguez today announced the promotion of Jarrod Elkins to assistant supervisor of District 20.
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