(Carroll County, GA) Carroll County Chairman Michelle Morgan is proud to announce that Deputy Warden, Otis Wilson has been promoted to Warden of the Carroll County Correctional Institute. Warden Wilson has diligently served the citizens of Carroll County since joining the Correctional Institute in 1999. Warden Wilson has served in many capacities such as a counselor, detail officer, and most recently as Deputy Warden since 2015. Warden Wilson has over 1300 hours of training through P.O.S.T. (Peace Officers Training Council) and is always seeking new opportunities to learn and grow to benefit the many programs the Correctional Institute offers the inmates in hopes that upon release they will be productive members of society and not become a product recidivism.
“I am looking forward to this new chapter of my career serving as Warden, and believe by moving into this position it will help provide stability and support to the great men and women who serve at the correctional institute who work hard for Carroll County.” Warden Wilson said in a statement. “I am thankful to have the support of my loving family and my Lord who has never led me down the wrong path. I believe everyone working together will make wonderful things possible for the future of the institution.” He continued.
Chairman Michelle Morgan said, “I am so proud of Warden Wilson and the dedication to the position and institution he has shown over his many years of service to Carroll County. He has always stepped up and has served in the capacity of interim Warden on several occasions throughout his career, and I have complete faith he will continue to do a great job as Warden.”
“We are hopeful Warden Wilson will be officially confirmed by the Georgia Department of Corrections and has begun his new post effective July 29, 2022,” Chairman Morgan said.