Mary Hodges named a
top Community Corrections officer
– Mary Hodges, a probation/parole officer in Watauga County,
today was named by Director Robert Lee Guy and the Division of Community
Corrections as one of eight probation/parole officers of the year.
her significant contributions has been managing the district’s heavy
court workload, including scheduling, intake assignments and keeping
judges up-to-date on domestic violence and interstate compact transfer
cases. She is the unit’s interstate compact specialist.
Community Corrections division has a policy on deaf offender
interpretation services due to her efforts. Always helpful to
co-workers, she trains interns and new officers, serves on the team for
electronic house arrest and GPS-monitored offenders, and uses her
writing skills to create useful communications.
Hodges is always effective, flexible and pleasant,” Jerry Jackson,
manager of community corrections Judicial District 24 said.
began her career in Community Corrections as a probation/parole officer
I in Lincoln County in 2003. She transferred to Watauga County in 2006.
Michael F. Easley has declared July 13-19, 2008, as Probation, Parole
and Community Supervision Officers Week in North
in observance of the important public safety work done by more than
2,000 probation/parole officers working across
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