Georgia Department of Corrections
James E. Donald, Commissioner
Director of Public Information
Contact: Office of Public Affairs (404) 656-9772
For Immediate Release
Unadilla – Department of Corrections’ staff and local dignitaries attended a Change of Responsibility Ceremony on Wednesday, July 2, 2008. During the ceremony, Warden Belinda T. Davis received responsibility for Dooly State Prison.
“Belinda T. Davis has been with the Department of Corrections for 17 years,” said Commissioner James E. Donald. “I am confident she will be able to run a safe and secure facility.”
Warden Davis joined Corrections in 1991. She began her career as an Accounting Technician at the Al Burruss Correctional Training Center in Forsyth, Georgia. Over the years, Warden Davis has held various positions within the department at different facilities. She was most recently Superintendent of McEver Probation Detention Center in Perry, Georgia.
Dooly State Prison is a medium security facility in Unadilla, Georgia. Warden Davis will oversee the prison’s 1242 inmates and 311 staff members.
The Department of Corrections is the fifth largest prison system in the United States and is responsible for supervising nearly 60,000 state prisoners and over 150,000 probationers. It is the largest law enforcement agency in the state with approximately 15,000 employees.