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Date: Feb. 22, 2010 Phone: 919 -716-3700

   

New superintendent named at Charlotte prison

Kenneth Lassiter

CHARLOTTE - Kenneth Lassiter, a 21-year veteran in the N.C. Division of Prisons, has been named the new superintendent at Charlotte Correctional Center.

The prison is a minimum custody facility that houses approximately 250 adult male inmates, and employs 65 correctional officers and administrative staff members.

Lassiter succeeds Richard Neely, who was promoted to administrator at Lanesboro Correctional Institution in Polkton.

Prior to his new position, Lassiter was assistant superintendent for custody and operations at Pasquotank Correctional Institution in Elizabeth City. He began his career as a correctional officer in 1989 at Odom Correctional Institution in Northampton County.

 

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