CENTRAL CITY, Ky. — The Kentucky Department of Corrections has named Rickie Williams Deputy Warden of Programs at the Green River Correctional Complex (GRCC) in Central City, Ky. He officially assumed the post on Aug. 1.
“Rickie Williams is a valuable corrections professional with nearly 20 years experience,” said Corrections Deputy Commissioner Al Parke. “He has a wealth of knowledge and will be a real asset to the Green River Correctional Complex.”
Williams began his career at the Kentucky State Penitentiary in 1991. He transferred to Green River in 1995 where he was promoted to sergeant. He was again promoted to Correctional Unit Administrator I in 1999 and became a hostage negotiator that same year. In 2003, Williams was promoted to the position of Correctional Unit Administrator II. He is currently serving as the Western Region Negotiations Team Leader.
Williams is native of Muhlenberg County where he currently resides with his wife Beverly