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September 22--  CCA, America's leader in partnership corrections, chose 20-year corrections and law enforcement veteran Jason Medlin as the warden at its Wheeler Correctional Facility in Alamo, Ga. Formerly the warden at Lake City Correctional Facility in Florida, Medlin saw this move as an exciting new challenge.

{mosimage}"I am very excited about the opportunity to join the Wheeler team," said Warden Jason Medlin. "The team at Wheeler has a long history of exceptional operational performance, professionalism, and a strong partnership with our government partner."

Medlin has brought his years of experience in security, operations and leadership to his new post, which he began on September 15.

Medlin began his law enforcement and correctional career as a sergeant in the U.S. Army Military Police in 1991, serving in Somalia. After his service he joined the CCA team at Northeast Ohio Correctional Center in 1997, starting as a correctional officer and quickly working his way up to captain and assistant chief of security before he transferred to CCA's Idaho Correctional Center as the chief of security in 2000. While at Idaho he was promoted to assistant warden of operations, a position he held again three years later at his CCA starting place, Northeast Ohio, and then at another CCA facility, Marion County Jail II in Indianapolis, Ind., until 2007. He was named warden of Lake City in 2007 and was serving that facility in that capacity until his recent move to Wheeler.

CCA's Wheeler Correctional Facility is a 3,000-bed facility holding inmates from the Georgia Department of Corrections. The facility is located at 195 North Broad Street in Alamo, Georgia.


CCA is the nation’s largest provider of partnership corrections to federal, state and local government, operating more than 60 facilities, including more than 40 company-owned facilities, with approximately 90,000 beds, in 20 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to providing the residential services for inmates, CCA facilities offer rehabilitation and educational programs, including education, vocation, religious services, life skills and employment training and substance abuse treatment. For more, visit and