Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Lee Reddix Named Interim Police Chief After Fielder Retires

Lee Reddix

Interim Chief of Police

Helena-WEST HELENA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Retired Army Officer with over 22 years of experience in Public Relations/Training, and over 10 years experience in corrections environment, mainly custody and control in a Maximum Security Facility as a Manager and Executive Staff Member responsible for the overall operations of facility.


 

Lee Reddix joined CCA in 2000 as a Correctional Officer at Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility after a 22-year career with the United States Army/Army Reserves. He was promoted through the ranks at Tallahatchie, earning the responsibilities of serving in capacities such as Case Manager, Unit Manager, Shift Supervisor, Training Manager and Chief of Security. In 2008 he transferred as Chief of Security to Wilkinson County Correctional Facility.

Mr. Reddix's post-secondary and specialty education includes Army-related training as well as corrections-specific training.


 

Experience:

  • Chief of Security, CCA/Wilkinson County Correctional Facility, 2008-2010
  • Chief of Security, CCA/Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility, 2007-2008;
  • Training Manager, CCA/Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility, 2006-2007;
  • Shift Supervisor, CCA/Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility, 2000-2001;
  • Unit Manager, CCA/Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility, 2003-2006;
  • Case Manager, CCA/Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility, 2003;
  • Senior Correctional Officer, CCA/Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility, 2000;
  • Correctional Officer, CCA/Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility, 2000;
  • 22 yrs United States Army (Army Captain) Retired (active and reserve), 1979-2006;
  • Director of Custodial Services, Mississippi Governor's Office of General Services, 1987-1992;
  • Service Writer, Hinds County Department of Maintenance and Logistics, 1993-1995.
  • Personnel Management Officer, Army Reserve Personnel Center, 1995-1997; and

Transportation Coordinator, Delta Area Rural Transit, 1998-2000.

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