MDOC deputy commissioner announces retirement

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV)– The Mississippi Department of Corrections announces the deputy commissioner of institutions is retiring effective January 15.

MDOC says Jerry Williams, the No. 2 in charge, has been the point person for prisons for the corrections commissioner. The department says he served 4 ½ years as deputy commissioner of community corrections before moving to institutions in January 2015.

Williams started as a correctional officer trainee in June 1995.  

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