Department of Corrections
Henson promoted to Deputy Warden at WKCC
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner Jim Schomig today announced the promotion of Bryan Henson to Deputy Warden at Western Kentucky Correctional Complex.
“Bryan Henson is a dedicated professional who worked his way up through the agency,” said Schomig. “He is without a doubt, an asset to the Kentucky Department of Corrections.”
Henson began his corrections career as a Correctional Officer at WKCC in July 1989. He was promoted to Classification and Treatment Officer in 1990 and Classification and Treatment Officer II in 1999. In October of 2000, Henson assumed the duties of Correctional Unit Administrator II. As Unit Administrator, he has been responsible for the compound living units, Classification, served as the Institutional Grievance Coordinator, and has been actively involved in the development of such programs as “Positive Mental Attitude.” From February 2004 to April 2004, Henson acted in the Deputy Warden capacity until a warden was named at WKCC. Henson has also been a member of the WKCC Corrections Emergency Response Team and has served as the Hostage Negotiation Team Leader for the past 11 years.
“His dedication, overall job knowledge and sound decision making ability will greatly assist WKCC as he assumes the position of Deputy Warden,” said Becky Pancake, warden of the prison.
Henson is a graduate of Murray State University with a degree in Criminal Justice. He and his wife Sheri reside in Livingston County with their twin daughters, Kelsee and Kinsee.