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For Release: Contact: Keith Acree
Date: Sept. 22, 2010 Phone: 919 -716-3700

Smith named superintendent at Raleigh Correctional Center for Women

Angela SmithRALEIGH Angela Smith is the new superintendent at Raleigh Correctional Center for Women. She succeeds Kenneth Royster, who was recently promoted to lead Wake Correctional Center.

Smith is an 18-year corrections veteran who most recently served as assistant superintendent for programs at Wake Correctional Center. She began her career at North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women in Raleigh where she worked in many positions including program supervisor, assistant unit manager, program director and diagnostic center director.
 
Smith is a native of Wilson and a graduate of North Carolina State University with degrees in criminal justice and sociology.
 
Raleigh Correctional Center for Women, located on State Street in southeast Raleigh, is a minimum-security prison housing approximately 180 female inmates who are close to release.  Many of those inmates work outside the prison during the day at government agencies or work release jobs in the Raleigh area.

 

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