Episode No. 68 Careers in CorrectionsDate: August 14, 2009
Notes: Featuring Tracy E. Barnhart, Marion Juvenile Correctional Facility.
After completion of a Marine Corps combat tour of duty in Iraq in 1991, Tracy
E. Barnhart completed the National Registry requirements as an Emergency Medical Technician. He responded
to calls of emergency medical nature for over three years until he became a police officer for the City of Galion (Ohio).
After three years on patrol he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. Later leaving the City of Galion Tracy E. Barnhart
was hired as the Chief of Police for the City of Edison (Ohio). After 3 years as chief of police, and with
a total of ten years experience in law enforcement he changed careers leaping into the realm of corrections where he is currently
employed at the Marion Juvenile Correctional Facility.
Tracy E. Barnhart is the Law Enforcement
coordinator the Tri-Rivers Public Safety Adult Education where he designs and coordinates continuing educational courses for
law enforcement and correctional officers. He has established courses on verbal de-escalation, criminal
behavior analysis, use of force, and ground fighting and take down techniques for law enforcement.