New Warden at Baldwin State Prison

Commissioner: 
Gregory C. Dozier
Director of Public Affairs: 
Joan Heath
Contact Name: 
Kasandra Ortiz
Contact Number: 
478-992-5248
Contact Email: 
Kasandra.Ortiz@gdc.ga.gov
Date: 
December 15, 2017
Georgia

New Warden at Baldwin State Prison

Trevonza Bobbitt Promoted

FORSYTH, Ga. – Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) Commissioner Gregory C. Dozier announced the promotion of Trevonza Bobbitt to Warden at Baldwin State Prison effective January 1, 2018. As the Warden at Baldwin State Prison, Bobbitt will be responsible for overseeing 360 staff members and 954 close-security male offenders.

“Bobbitt has shown great leadership in his various positions throughout the years,” said Commissioner Dozier. “We are excited to see him serve in his new role in leadership as Warden.”

Bobbitt began his career with the Department in 1998 as a Correctional Officer at Macon State Prison. In 2001, he was promoted to Sergeant and in 2003 promoted to Lieutenant. Bobbitt was promoted, in 2008, to Chief of Security and was in 2010, was promoted to Unit Manager at Macon State Prison. In 2014, Bobitt was promoted to Deputy Warden of Security at Georgia State Prison, where he currently serves.

Bobbitt has earned an Associate of Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Phoenix. During his time with the Department, he has completed Basic Correctional Officer Training (BCOT); Performance Management Program (PMP); Basic Management Training (BMT); Corrections Leadership Institute (CLI); Security & Integrity Training; Pre-Command College and other specialized training courses. Bobbitt is currently enrolled in Command College at Columbus State University and is scheduled to graduate in Spring of 2018 with a Master’s degree in Public Administration.

The GDC has one of the largest prison systems in the U.S. and is responsible for supervising nearly 52,000 state prisoners. It is the largest law enforcement agency in the state with approximately 10,500 employees.

For more information on the GDC call 478-992-5247 or visit http://www.gdc.ga.gov

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