Ashley Cavin, 30, is a correction officer for the Bourbon County Jail.
She has an associate’s degree in criminal justice from Fort Scott Community College.
Cavin has worked at the jail for almost two years.
What are your duties?
“I protect the inmates, make sure they get their meals, make sure the facility is clean, book them in and release them, transports etc.”
Her family includes her mother, father, a brother and a sister-in-law “with two wonderful babies from them. A niece and nephew,” she said.
Community involvement, interests or hobbies:
“I ride along with the deputies to gain more experience. I would love to be a deputy one day. I am really looking forward to helping everyone and making sure they are safe and get the help they need. I love gaming, playing sports. I love watching sports, I love listening to music, I love hanging out with my family when I am free with not working. I have three beautiful dogs I love to take them on walks. I love spending time with my girlfriend. “
Why did you pursue your career?
“Ever since I was little I’ve always wanted to do something with law enforcement. I hope one day I’ll be able to be a deputy and protect my town to my fullest potential!”