Division of Community Correction

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Director’s Office

Director’s Office | Internal Affairs and Special Response Team | Legal Counsel and Interstate Compact

Director – Jerry Bradshaw  (501) 682-9566

Functions:
The Director of the ACC works under the direction of the Board of Corrections and the Department of Corrections Secretary and is the division’s chief executive administrative and fiscal officer and is responsible for the agency’s philosophy, mission and operations.

The ACC operations include residential and probation and parole services. Aside from the deputies, the director supervises or works with a staff of professionals in such areas as legal affairs, grievances, communications and the interstate compact.

Legal Counsel –  Amber Schubert (501) 682-9566

Functions:
Legal Counsel represents the agency in claims filed with the Claims Commission, monitors lawsuits filed against the agency, provides a legal review of agency policies, contracts, leases and other documents, as well as providing advice regarding legal issues that have a potential impact on the agency.  This position is also responsible for interstate compact cases, both offenders coming to Arkansas for supervision and Arkansas offenders being supervised by another state and serves as a commissioner on the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision.

This position also oversees the coordination and management of the American Correctional Association accreditation process for all residential centers, probation and parole offices, and the central office.

Special Response Team – Dicky Johnson (501) 682-9566

Functions:
The SRT Commander coordinates the division’s Special Response Team, whose main responsibility is to recover parole and probation absconders.

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