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Dalton Haney, MPA

“Every job I’ve had is not just a job, it’s something I’m really passionate about. The opportunity to have a positive influence in the community means a lot to me,” says Dalton.

Dalton Began his career at the Plainfield Reentry Educational Facility, the first corrections facility in the nation to be dedicated to preparing people for re-entry into the community.

Dalton’s work at the Plainfield facility led him to serve in many different capacities in the field of community corrections, carrying with him his core values of honesty, integrity, and teamwork.

Dalton began his career in 2006 as a Correctional Officer with the Indiana Department of Correction. He held a wide range of positions while working at the Plainfield Reentry Educational Facility that were influential towards his criminal justice reform focus at Community Solutions. Dalton served as a member of the IDOC’s Special Emergency Response Team, as Assistant Superintendent of the Indianapolis Re-entry Educational Facility, and most recently Chief Deputy Director of Marion County Community Corrections.

Dalton completed his undergraduate education in 2006 at Indiana University-Bloomington and graduated with a Master of Public Affairs from Indiana University - Indianapolis in May 2021.

Why are you passionate about what you do at CSI?

I have family and friends who have been impacted by the systems within which we work (public health and criminal justice). And I enjoy the opportunity to do work that makes a positive difference. CSI isn’t just another business looking to make profit…I think we do this work because we’re passionate about it.

 

What inspires you?

My family. I aspire to be a good role model for my children and partner. Not that I want them to follow in my footsteps, but I hope that they see Dad as a respectful, compassionate person who wants to help others.

 

If you could offer advice to a younger version of yourself, what would you say?

Take care of your body…it’s the only one you have and any abuse you expose it to will be felt later in life.