2017-03-14 / Front Page

Clark promoted to Captain at Putnamville Correctional Facility


(Pictured: Left to Right: Captain John Steckler, Captain Kevin Clark, and Major Harley Crabb (courtesy photo) (Pictured: Left to Right: Captain John Steckler, Captain Kevin Clark, and Major Harley Crabb (courtesy photo) Greencastle, IN Putnamville Correctional Facility and Superintendent Brian Smith are pleased to announce the promotion of Lieutenant Kevin Clark to Captain.

Clark started his Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) career in 1994 when he was hired as a correctional officer. He has served in many capacities such as a working in the restricted housing units, dorm officer, and street officer. He was promoted to the rank of sergeant in 2000 and then again to lieutenant in 2011.

Not only has Clark been an officer, but in his time with the IDOC he has been trained in pest control for the facility, was the assistant fire chief, was firearms certified, as well as quick response team trained. He was also a Master Firefighter and retired from the Putnamville Facility Fire Department in 2011. He is trained as a Hazmat technician for weapons of mass destruction and was one of the first Field Training Officers when the program was started at Putnamville.

“Captain Clark has a long history within our facility and has knowledge in many areas. He will be a great asset as a shift supervisor,” said Superintendent Brian Smith.

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