Department of Corrections
Erica Hargis Promoted to Assistant Supervisor in Probation and Parole District 4
Division of Probation and Parole Director Tim Carman today announced the promotion of Erica Hargis to the position of assistant supervisor of District 4 located in Louisville. District 4 oversees all pre-sentence investigations for Jefferson County. Hargis joins the leadership team of William Herald, district supervisor and Heather Foster, assistant supervisor. Her promotion is effective Sept. 16.
“Erica has demonstrated that she has a heart for reentry and is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others,” said Carman. “I am pleased to have the opportunity to promote someone with the integrity and vision that Erica possesses.”
Hargis began her criminal justice career in July 2007 as a pretrial officer with the Administrative Office of the Courts. She worked in that capacity until July 2009, when she was hired by the Department of Corrections as a probation and parole investigator in District 4. In June 2010 she transferred to District 19 as probation and parole officer I. She has been very active in reentry efforts. In February 2012 she began supervising the reentry caseload. She also taught the substance abuse program pre-release classes for the Roederer Correctional Complex and Luther Luckett Correctional Complex. In addition to these duties, she is also currently on the PORTAL reentry team for District 19.
Hargis is a 2006 graduate of Western Kentucky University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and criminology. In 2010 she earned a master’s degree from the University of Louisville in justice administration. She is also the recipient of the District 19 Kentucky Council on Crime and Delinquency Achievement Award.
Hargis is a lifelong resident of Jefferson County where she resides with her husband, Jason, and her 3 month old, Zoe Laine.