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Governor Names New Warden for Criminal Justice Complex

Alexander A. Farrelly Criminal Justice Complex (media file)

Governor Albert Bryan Jr. has appointed Ishmael Smittie as the new warden for the Criminal Justice Complex on St. Thomas, effective Dec. 9. Smittie has more than 32 years of correctional experience. He rose through the ranks from correctional officer to captain while working at more than 20 different correctional facilities in the state and federal system.

Smittie holds a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati in Ohio, a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the American InterContinental University in Atlanta, Ga. and an Associate of Applied Science in Legal Assistance from Virginia College in Birmingham, Ala.

He has completed special training in the areas of investigative intelligence; case management; use of force; unit management disciplinary hearing; financial management; central inmate monitoring; command officer; and special weapons and tactics training.

He will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the Criminal Justice Complex on St. Thomas.

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Alexander A. Farrelly Criminal Justice Complex (media file)
Governor Albert Bryan Jr. has appointed Ishmael Smittie as the new warden for the Criminal Justice Complex on St. Thomas, effective Dec. 9. Smittie has more than 32 years of correctional experience. He rose through the ranks from correctional officer to captain while working at more than 20 different correctional facilities in the state and federal system. Smittie holds a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati in Ohio, a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the American InterContinental University in Atlanta, Ga. and an Associate of Applied Science in Legal Assistance from Virginia College in Birmingham, Ala. He has completed special training in the areas of investigative intelligence; case management; use of force; unit management disciplinary hearing; financial management; central inmate monitoring; command officer; and special weapons and tactics training. He will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the Criminal Justice Complex on St. Thomas.