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New Warden at Rogers State Prison  

Gregory C. Dozier
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September 27, 2018

New Warden at Rogers State Prison  

Linton Deloach Promoted

FORSYTH, Ga. – Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) Commissioner Gregory C. Dozier announced the promotion of Linton Deloach, Superintendent at Bacon Probation Detention Center (PDC), to Warden at Rogers State Prison, effective October 1st. As the Warden, Deloach will be responsible for overseeing 306 staff members and 1,391 medium security male offenders.  

“Mr. Deloach has been a true asset to the agency over his expansive tenure and I have full confidence knowing that he will lead Rogers State Prison deftly, applying the knowledge he has gained from being Superintendent at Bacon PDC,” said Commissioner Gregory C. Dozier.

Deloach began his career with the GDC in 1993 as a Correctional Officer at Lee Arrendale State Prison (SP). In 1997, Deloach was promoted to Operations Analyst at Smith SP and Micro System Support Specialist in 1998. In 2008, he was promoted to Correctional Officer/Adjunct Training Instructor at Rogers State Prison and in the following years, was promoted to Sergeant, Lieutenant, Chief of Security and Unit Manager. Deloach has served as Superintendent at Bacon PDC since 2014.

Deloach holds associate degrees in Electronics from Altamaha Technical College and in Law Enforcement from Thomas University. During his career with the agency, Deloach has completed Basic Management Training, Advanced Management Training, Professional Management Program, Wardens Pre-Command, POST IT, Fire Arms, Defensive Tactics, Emergency Medical and POST Senior Instructor Certification.


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