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Date: Nov. 1, 2010 Phone: 919 -716-3700


Polk Correctional Institution has new leader

Lawrence Solomon

BUTNER - Lawrence Solomon, a 29-year Department of Correction veteran, has been named the new administrator at Polk Correctional Institution.

Polk CI is a prison for approximately 1,010 close-custody male inmates ages 19-25. It has 545 officers and administrative employees. 

Solomon spent 26 years of his corrections career working at Caledonia Correctional Institution, where he was named administrator in 2006. He retired in 2009. For three years, he was administrator at Odom Correctional Institution.

Solomon also commanded the Division of Prisonsí Central Region Prison Emergency Response Team. 

The Enfield native has an associateís degree in criminal justice from Halifax Community College.

Solomon succeeds Randy Lee, who was promoted to the Division of Prisonís Central Region.


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