Sergeant Promotion

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Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility
9310 S State Road 67
Pendleton, IN 46064

FOR RELEASE: Upon Receipt

Shawn O'Connor
Public Information Officer
Office: 765-778-3778 ext. 2554

Date: April 13, 2021

Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility

Promotes Ranata Preston to Sergeant

Pendleton, Ind. - Warden Mike Minthorn and Deputy Warden Chris Blakey of the  Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility, is pleased to announce the promotion of  Ranata Preston to Sergeant.


Ranata Preston began her career with the Indiana Department of Correction at Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility in May 2017, as a Youth Development Specialist. In October of 2019, she then became a Field Training Officer (FTO) working in various areas of the facility training new staff and influencing their development into future leaders. She was promoted to Sergeant in March of 2021. 

In receiving her promotion, Sgt. Preston said,  “I am very motivated to work with the youth  and staff, as I continuing my career in the Indiana Department of Correction.”

The Indiana Department of Correction and Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility wishes Sergeant Ranata Preston the best of luck in her new position.


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