Department of Corrections
Dewey Hackworth Promoted to District 11 Supervisor in Division of Probation & Parole
Kentucky Department of Corrections Director of Probation & Parole Tim Carman today announced that Dewey Hackworth has been promoted to District 11 Supervisor. He will be supervising a total staff of 39 employees in six district offices covering Floyd, Pike, Knott, Magoffin, Letcher, Harlan, Perry, Clay, Leslie and Jackson counties. Hackworth’s promotion is effective June 1.
“Dewey Hackworth’s dedication and commitment have earned him this opportunity to lead Probation and Parole District 11,” said Carman. “Hackworth has demonstrated a unique understanding of the goals and initiatives of the department including re-entry. He further has shown as Assistant Supervisor the skills needed in a challenging personnel climate. He already has earned the respect of his colleagues and employees. We are glad to have this opportunity to promote a veteran employee such as Dewey whom we know will continue to be a true asset to this division and department.”
Hackworth began his career as a deputy jailer in Floyd County in 1987 and came to the Department of Corrections as Probation & Parole Officer in 1991. Due to distinguished service, he received the KCCD District 11 Employee Recognition Award in 1996. In 2007, Hackworth was promoted to the position of Assistant District Supervisor in District 11.
A native of Floyd County, Hackworth earned a bachelor’s degree in police administration at Eastern Kentucky University in 1986.