Ashton Barker promoted to sergeant at WVCF

Correctional Sergeant A. Barker & Custody Supervisor Major D. Russell

Ashton Barker recently became a correctional sergeant at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility in Carlisle.

Barker began his career in 2014 as a correctional officer at the Putnamville Correctional Facility. During his time at Putnamville, he worked in a variety of units including Restrictive Status Housing. Barker also was certified as a Quick Response Team member, a K-9 handler, a Train the Trainer instructor and a personal protection instructor.

Since transferring to the WVCF he has been assigned to numerous posts on I-Bracket including Restricted Status Housing, South Yard, G Housing Unit and North Yard. In addition, Barker is a member of WVCF’s K-9 Squad and maintains certifications for transportation, shotgun, rifle, handgun, QRT and Taser.

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