Hardin County Jailer Danny Allen has been tapped by the governor to serve on a commission to create strategic plans for state and community corrections programs.
Gov. Steve Beshear appointed Allen, who has been jailer since January 2011, in June to serve on the Kentucky State Corrections Commission.
According to Kentucky Revised Statutes, the commission consists of 23 members and is attached to the Office of Secretary of the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet. One member must be a jailer, who is appointed by the governor.