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Harrod promoted to Program Administrator, Re-Entry Branch

From Kentucky Department of Corrections

Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner Kim Potter-Blair today announced the promotion of Kristin Harrod to Program Administrator in the Re-Entry Branch. She assumed her new duties on January 2, 2017.

"Kristin Harrod has worked very hard to prepare herself for this new assignment," said Potter-Blair. "Her vast knowledge will serve her well in her new role and I am confident that she will excel."

Harrod started her career with the Department of Corrections in 2006 as a correctional officer at Luther Luckett Correctional Complex. Later that year, she transferred to the Division of Probation and Parole as an officer in the Louisville Southeast Office. In 2012, Harrod was promoted to assistant district supervisor of district 18 in Louisville.

She has served as a Mechanical Advantage Control Hold (MACH) Instructor, Halfway House officer, PREA Investigator, PORTAL Instructor and MRT Instructor. She served as an instructor for SAP Pre-Release classes at the institutions and served on the 2009 American Correctional Association (ACA) compliance review team for the Division of Probation and Parole. She developed and initiated the Probation and Parole Field Training Officer Program in 2014 which has been implemented in each district throughout the state.

Harrod is a 2006 graduate of University of Louisville, where she earned a bachelor's degree in justice administration. Harrod is a recipient of the 2008 Achievement Award for District 19. She is a graduate of the 2011 Commissioner's Executive Leadership Program and served as a mentor for the program in 2015.

This story was posted on 2017-01-04 02:56:55
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