Bulloch County Correctional Institution Honored
Named County Facility of the Year for 2015
FORSYTH, Ga. – The Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) honored Bulloch County Correctional Institution (CI) as County Facility of the Year at the 12th Annual GDC Awards ceremony on June 9 at the GDC Headquarters in Forsyth, Ga. Warden Chris Hill and staff accepted the award on behalf of Bulloch County Correctional Institution.
“In 2015, Bulloch County CI received high scores on a variety of GDC report card items to include internal and external audits,” said Commissioner Bryson. “Additionally, Bulloch has reduced operating costs and turnover rates; while maintaining a level of integrity, safety and sanitation that all facilities should strive for.”
Bulloch County CI, located in Statesboro, is a medium security facility that can house up to 183 male offenders. The facility provides housing for state and county offenders and a general labor force supporting the Bulloch County government.
Several key officials were on hand for the ceremony, which was attended by more than 200 guests. Making the award presentation with Chief of Staff Greg Dozier were Assistant Commissioner of Administration & Finance Scott Poitevint, Assistant Commissioner of Facilities Timothy C. Ward, Assistant Commissioner of Inmate Services Dr. L.C. ‘Buster’ Evans and keynote speaker Randall Godfrey.
The GDC has one of the largest prison systems in the U.S. and is responsible for supervising nearly 52,000 state prisoners. It is the largest law enforcement agency in the state with approximately 10,500 employees.
For more information on the GDC call 478-992-5247 or visit gdc.ga.gov.