New Warden at Georgia State Prison

Commissioner: 
Timothy C. Ward
Director of Public Affairs: 
Joan Heath
Contact Name: 
Lori Benoit
Contact Number: 
478/992-5247
Contact Email: 
Lori.Benoit@gdc.ga.gov
Date: 
July 9, 2019
STATE OF GEORGIA

New Warden at Georgia State Prison

Trevonza Bobbitt Reassigned
 
FORSYTH, Ga. – Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) Commissioner Timothy C. Ward announced the reassignment of Trevonza Bobbitt to Warden at Georgia State Prison effective August 1, 2019. As Warden, Bobbitt will be responsible for overseeing approximately 530 staff members and 1,900 adult male offenders.

“Bobbitt has shown exceptional leadership in each position he has held,” said Commissioner Ward. “We are confident that his experience and knowledge will benefit the staff and offenders at Georgia State Prison.”

Bobbitt began his career with the Department in 1998 as a Correctional Officer at Macon State Prison. In 2001, he was promoted to Sergeant and in 2003 promoted to Lieutenant. Bobbitt was promoted in 2008 to Chief of Security and in 2010, was promoted to Unit Manager at Macon State Prison. In 2014, Bobbitt was promoted to Deputy Warden of Security at Georgia State Prison and in 2018, he was promoted to Warden at Baldwin State Prison, where he currently serves.

Bobbitt has earned an Associates of Arts and a Bachelors of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Phoenix and a Master’s degree in Public Administration through Columbus State University. During his time with the Department, he has completed Basic Correctional Officer Training (BCOT); Performance Management Program (PMP); Basic Management Training (BMT); Corrections Leadership Institute (CLI) and Warden’s Pre-Command.

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About the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC)

The Georgia Department of Corrections (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 http://www.gdc.ga.gov

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