NYC Department of Correction
maintained by the
NY Correction History Society
in the archives at the
NYC Correction Academy.
Jessie L. Behagen, Deputy Superintendent (temporary), House of Detention for Women, received permanent promotion to the newly established title of Assistant Deputy Superintendent, but will continue to serve in her temporary assignment as Deputy Superintendent.
Five other female Captains moved into the Assistant Deputy Superintendent title, one on a temporary basis.
"This is the first Assistant Deputy Superintendent list for Women established by the Department of Correction.
"It was accomplished after six years of striving by the Department to get this list established.
"Essentially, this new title will provide a supervisory tour commander on an around-the-clock basis at this House of Detention for Women," said Director of Operations Anthony Principe.
The Assistant Deputy Superintendent will assume full responsibility for operation of the institution while on tour duty.
At the exercises three female correction officers became Captains, one on a temporary basis, and four male correction officers also became Captains, two on a temporary basis.
Assistant Deputy Superintendent: