Miami Correctional Staff Member Receives Courage Award

Bunker Hill, Ind. – Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Correction Rob Carter in collaboration with Staff Development and Training recognized Unit Team Manager (UTM) Katie Miller of Miami Correctional Facility (MCF) with the Courage Award. The Courage Award is for staff members demonstrating true leadership by making bold decisions and developing ground-breaking ideas and solutions.

UTM Miller has been an essential during the COVID-19 pandemic. She has been a tremendous liaison between the executive and front line staff, by maintaining a constant communication between them. Her relentless efforts to keep the team informed have made a huge impact on the successful mitigation of COVID-19 at MCF. Ms. Miller continues to impacts others everyday with her outstanding work ethic and positive attitude.

Deputy Warden Sharon Hawk Commented, “Ms. Miller continues to display a positive attitude and works to keep the communications flowing and expectations achievable. Her follow-through is demonstrated every day and her work ethic is one of the best I have ever seen. I am very pleased to see her recognized.

Warden Bill Hyatte commented, “I am very glad to see Ms. Miller receive this award and she is most deserving of the recognition. I thank Commissioner Carter and his staff for taking the time to show how much they care about their team. ‘One Team, One Goal’.”


Katie Miller

In Photo: Unit Team Manager Katie Miller

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