Lexington – The SC Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services (PPP) presented an honorary badge and certificate to Sen. Katrina Shealy in appreciation of her many contributions to the Agency.
The badge and plaque were presented by PPP officials at during ceremonies at the Lexington County Courthouse Tuesday.
Sen. Shealy received the award for her leadership on the Corrections and Penology Committee for passage of legislation creating the Offender Supervision Specialist position at PPP. This new position has led to a 50 percent reduction in Agent caseload size in four pilot counties.
“We are deeply honored to present this badge and plaque in appreciation of Sen. Shealy’s efforts to reform the state prison and community supervision programs, which have impacted thousands of lives and saved the state’s taxpayers millions of dollars,” said PPP Director Jerry Adger.