Department of Corrections
Ken Burnett Promoted to District 10 Assistant Supervisor in Division of Probation & Parole
Kentucky Department of Corrections Director of Probation & Parole Tim Carman today announced the promotion of Ken Burnett to assistant supervisor of District 10 in London. District 10 has three field offices in Harlan, Manchester and Pineville and covers seven counties including Bell, Clay, Harlan, Jackson, Knox, Laurel and Leslie. Burnett will assume his new duties on March 16.
“Ken has always gone above and beyond in his job. He has demonstrated by his hard work and dedication that this is more than a job to him,” said Carman. “I am glad to have this opportunity to promote a person with the skill sets that Ken possesses. He will be a valuable asset to the division and to District 10.”
Burnett began his career with the Division of Probation and Parole in 1998 as an intensive supervision officer in Covington. A year later, he transferred to the Pineville office where he has supervised a caseload in Bell County. He currently serves on the Lighthouse Career Training Center Advisory Board that institutes job training programs for at-risk adults and youth in the Bell County area. Burnett received District 10’s nomination for the Commissioner’s Award in 2006 and was the recipient of the Achievement Award in 2009.
Burnett is a 1997 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University where he earned a bachelor of science degree in police administration with a minor in traffic safety. He also participated in the Commissioner’s Executive Leadership Development Program in 2011.