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Georgia Department of Corrections
Brian Owens, Commissioner

Director of Public Affairs
Joan Heath

Contact: Office of Public Affairs (478) 992-5248

STATE OF GEORGIA

For Immediate Release

New Warden Named at Burruss Correctional Training Center - Angela Williams Appointed Warden

Forsyth - Commissioner Brian Owens announced the appointment of Angela Williams as Warden of Burruss Correctional Training Center effective January 1, 2012. The facility is located in Forsyth, Georgia. As Warden, Williams will be responsible for overseeing 233 staff members and 774 medium security male inmates.

Williams began her career with the Department in 2000 at Calhoun State Prison as a Counselor. From 2001 to 2008, she served as Probation Officer I, II and III. In 2008, she was promoted to Program Development Consultant of the Sex Offender Administration Unit. Williams transferred to Autry State Prison where she most recently served as the Deputy Warden of Care & Treatment. Williams received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice in 2000 from Albany State University and her Masters Degree in Public Administration in 2005 from Columbus State University. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from the University of Phoenix.

The Department of Corrections is the fourth 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 13,000 employees.

 

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