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Lexington County’s top detention officer completes federal training program

Lexington, SC - The man who oversees the daily operations of the Lexington County Detention Center for Sheriff Jay Koon has successfully completed requirements for a national corrections training program.

Maj. Kevin Jones successfully completed the National Institute of Corrections’ Executive Excellence training program.

“Kevin is a valuable leader in the detention center and a trusted member of our community,” Koon said. “To fulfill the requirements of this selective program, Kevin had to demonstrate his knowledge in the field of corrections and his capabilities as a jail administrator.”

Koon said Jones’ training provides him with the capabilities, knowledge and skills needed to lead correctional organizations, now and in the future.

The Executive Excellence training program is conducted in three phases, including a two-week intensive residential session at the National Corrections Academy, according to the National Institute of Corrections.

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