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Deputy Director - District 2
« on: March 15, 2006, 05:38:49 AM »
Barbara Hurt,  Deputy Director
Sheridan Correctional Center
4017 E. 2603rd Road
Sheridan, IL 60551
(815) 496-2181

District 2 oversees Dixon Correctional Center, East Moline Correctional Center, East Moline Work Camp, Hill Correctional Center, Illinois River Correctional Center, Thomson Correctional Center, Peoria ATC and all parolees within the district.
Barbara Hurt was named deputy director of District 2 effective Nov. 29, 2004. She had served as deputy director of District 1 since Aug. 1, 2003.

Hurt joined IDOC in 1984 as a correctional parole agent I for the Community Supervision Division. She became a correctional parole agent II in 1986 and a corrections residence counselor II at the Jesse "Ma" Houston Community Correctional Center in 1987. Hurt spent 1988 with the Chicago Housing Authority as a victim witness program facilitator and rejoined IDOC in 1989 as a parole agent in the Chicago North Special Intensive Supervision Unit. She later became assistant superintendent of Region 1 of the Community Services Division in 1998. She was named superintendent in 1999, serving as liaison with public housing officials statewide. She had been superintendent of special projects for District 1 since March 1999. Hurt also was employed by the U.S. Bureau of Prisons from 1978-80 as a correctional officer at the maximum-security prison in Milan, MI. She earned a master's degree in criminal justice from Lewis University in 1994 and a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1978.

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