Officer honored for her efforts at Toledo prison


A six-year veteran at the Toledo Correctional Institution was named the facility's officer of the year yesterday.

Officer Tara K. Pinski has "gone above and beyond her job duties," according to an announcement from the prison.

She volunteered and became the institution's combined charity campaign coordinator. Through the campaign, Ms. Pinski and her committee assisted in raising thousands of dollars in donations.

She also has participated in various committees, established and conducted the Responsible Family Life Skills program for inmates, and is a writer for the institution's quarterly newsletter.