Autry State Prison names new Deputy Warden of Security

Autry State Prison names new Deputy Warden of Security

PELHAM, GA (WALB) - The Georgia Department of Corrections has promoted Timothy Sales to Deputy Warden of Security at Autry State Prison.

As Deputy Warden, Sales will be responsible for supervising and managing 196 staff members and 1,698 of medium security male offenders.

"Timothy has shown great leadership in his past positions," said GDC Commissioner Dozier. "We look forward to seeing him continue to lead and succeed in his new role as Deputy Warden."

Sales began his career with the Department in 1998 as a Correctional Officer at Macon State Prison. In 2003, he was promoted to Sergeant at Dooly State Prison and was then promoted to Lieutenant in 2006, at Rutledge State Prison. Sales returned to Macon State Prison in 2013 to serve as Chief of Security. In 2015, he was promoted to Unit Manager at Macon State Prison.

Sales earned an Associate degree in Law Enforcement and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Thomas University. He is currently pursuing his Master's degree from Thomas University. Sales has completed the following departmental training: Basic Correctional Officer Training, Basic Management Training, Advanced Management Training, the Professional Management Program, Sergeant's Academy, and Deputy Warden of Security Academy.

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