State Prison’s Old Warden Finds New Job in Corrections Department

Updated 2 years ago

Patricia Barnhart lost her job as Maine State Prison Warden but is getting a new job with the state corrections department.Starting next month, she’ll be policy development coordinator for the department at a salary of just under $69,000.Her warden salary was nearly $103,000. An associate corrections commissioner says a change in direction at the prison was needed because of growing overtime, incident rates and staff turnover.There will be a national search for a new warden.


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