The Dakota County Jail in South Sioux City, Neb., under the leadership of Dakota County Corrections Director Terry Kern, has been awarded the Excellence in Detention Facility Administration Award from the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice’s Jail Standards Division.
Ana Bermúdez has been chosen to lead the New York City Department of Probation. Bermúdez brings more than two decades of experience to the position and previously served as deputy commissioner for Juvenile Operations at the New York City Department of Probation.
Gloria Hawkins-Turnage has been promoted to chief counselor at Rutledge State Prison, located in Columbus, Ga. Formerly, Rutledge served as a clerk at the Columbus Transitional Center, where she was later promoted to counselor.