Doris Daye Named New Warden at Caswell Correctional Center

RALEIGH

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Doris Daye as the new warden of the Caswell Correctional Center in Blanch.

Daye, 50, had been the assistant superintendent for programs at Polk Correctional Institution in Butner.

A veteran employee to state government, Daye began her career as an office assistant in 1996 at Orange Correctional Center in Hillsborough.

A year later, she was promoted to case manager at Orange CC and later served as a case manager at Polk CI. She was promoted to program supervisor in 2000 at Alamance Correctional Center and a year later was promoted to program director at the Durham Correctional Center, which closed in 2011. 

In 2006, Daye left the prison system to become a juvenile court counselor in Guilford County but returned a year later as a case analyst at Polk CI. She took at job as a probation/parole officer in 2010 and was named assistant superintendent for programs at Caswell CC in 2015.

In her new position, Daye is responsible for all operations at the Caswell Correctional Center, which is a medium custody facility for adult male offenders.
Daye earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro and a master’s degree in public administration with a concentration in juvenile justice from The Ohio State University.
 
She is president of the North Carolina Correctional Association and a member of the American Correctional Association, State Employees Association of North Carolina, the Women Working in Criminal Justice Committee and the Correctional Peace Officers Foundation.
 

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