Justice and Public Safety Cabinet
Hewell Promoted to Supervisor in P&P District 13
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Department of Corrections’ Director of the Division of Probation and Parole Lelia VanHoose today announced the promotion of Bruce Hewell to District 13 Supervisor. The district encompasses nine counties in western Kentucky.
“Bruce Hewell has the experience and expertise in all facets of Probation and Parole,” said VanHoose. “These attributes in combination with his outstanding leadership capabilities make him an excellent choice to join our management team. I am anxious to work more closely with him as we continue to improve the quality of service delivered by this Division.”
Hewell graduated from Murray State University in 1990. He started his career in Corrections in 1990 as a Classification and Treatment Officer at Kentucky State Penitentiary (KSP). In October 1991, he transferred to Institutional Parole Officer at KSP and Western Kentucky Correctional Complex. He was promoted to Assistant District Supervisor for District 2 in Hopkinsville in July 2003. He is a member of Kentucky Council on Crime and Delinquency, Fraternal Order of Police and the Kentucky State Parole Officers’ Association, of which he is a former president. He and his wife, Sherry, reside in Hopkins County.