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Bunker Hill, IN (August 14, 2017) – Miami Correctional Facility staff recently experienced a new lunch option right outside their front doors. The Baja Salsa Truck of Kokomo pulled up at MCF on 7/28/17 and 8/10/17 and offered several appetizing Mexican meals to the staff. This new lunch option was a great success with several staff participating and looking forward to the next food truck day.

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Bunker Hill, IN (August 15, 2017) – The Correctional Professionals Assistance Fund of Indiana (CPAFI) recently announced two recipients of the Supplies Scholarships. The CPAFI offers several scholarships to current Indiana Department of Correction employees and contract staff, along with dependent members of their household.

The Fall 2017 CPAFI scholarships are available for both full and part-time students. Miami Correctional Facility Officer James Stamper accepted the $2,000 Supplies Scholarship on behalf of his son, Abram Stamper. Oakland City Contract Employee Warren George accepted the $2,000 Supplies Scholarship on behalf of his wife, Nicole George.

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Bunker Hill, IN (August 14, 2017) – With the school season recently underway, Miami Correctional Facility (MCF) staff wanted to assist local students with back-to-school supplies. In just a matter of days, MCF staff collected a total of 458 boxes of crayons to distribute to students at Pipe Creek Elementary School. This school serves 420 students in grades PK-1.

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Bunker Hill, IN (August 14, 2017) – Miami Correctional Facility (MCF) offenders and staff had their first opportunity to participate in the 2017 Global Leadership Summit presented by Willow Creek Association. The 2-day Leadership Summit was broadcasted to 14 Indiana Department of Correction facilities along with 18 other states with prison sites participating in the Summit. Nearly 200 MCF offenders along with several staff attended this event.

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Christina Layman, 48, of Logansport was arrested Friday by the Miami County Sheriff’s Department on a warrant for Trafficking with an Offender.  
 
On June 18th at approximately 3:20 a.m., an Officer at MCF assigned to the kitchen was conducting a routine security inspection when he observed Layman, an Aramark supervisor, pass a small black object to an offender.  The offender placed the item in his jumpsuit and began walking away.  

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Bunker Hill, IN (July 24, 2017) – The American Red Cross recently set up a mobile blood drive at Miami Correctional Facility which allowed for several staff to donate blood.
 
Cathy Stover, Community Involvement Coordinator stated the facility goal was to have twenty-three employees sign up and that goal was exceeded by having twenty-five employees donate blood.

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Bunker Hill, IN (July 18, 2017) – Miami Correctional Facility (MCF) Warden Kathy Griffin is pleased to announce the 2017 MCF quarterly award winners. There are eight (8) different categories of awards and what makes these awards unique is that all award winners are nominated by their co-workers. “We have several staff members that go above and beyond in their job duties daily while helping to ensure safety and security remains at the forefront,” stated Warden Griffin. “While we value all the hard working staff at MCF, these award winners in particular have demonstrated exceptional qualities of a correctional professional and deserve to be recognized,” stated Warden Griffin.

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Bunker Hill, IN (July 18, 2017) – Miami Correctional Facility (MCF) recently celebrated the retirement of Correctional Officer Ruth Massey and Correctional Officer Thomas Burns. Officer Massey and Officer Burns both retired with ten (10) years of service. Each of the officers was presented a memorial plaque and staff joined in celebration by enjoying retirement cake and reminiscing about all their work experiences at MCF.