New warden named at Green River Correctional Complex | News
Alan Brown, a 24-year veteran of the Department of Corrections, has been promoted to warden at Green River Correctional Complex. He most recently served as deputy warden at Kentucky State Penitentiary (KSP).
Brown began his corrections career in April 1988 as a correctional officer at the Kentucky State Penitentiary. In 1989 he was promoted to correctional farm crew leader at Western Kentucky Correctional Complex. In 1990 he returned to KSP as a classification and treatment officer and was promoted to corrections training instructor in 2003. He was promoted to unit administrator the following year and served in this role until he was promoted to Deputy Warden in August 2007.
“Alan Brown is a dedicated corrections professional who has an excellent work ethic,” said Corrections Commissioner LaDonna Thompson. “He has the solid level of experience and leadership skills required of wardens, and I am certain that he will be an asset to Green River Correctional Complex.”
Brown is a 1987 graduate from Murray State University where he received his bachelor’s degree in agriculture. During his career he has received several awards including a Distinguished Service Award (twice), Commissioner’s Award and Warden Commendation. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Correctional Association, and the Kentucky Council on Crime and Delinquency.