Department of Corrections
Long promoted to Deputy Warden at BCC
FRANKFORT, KY – Kentucky Department of Corrections Deputy Commissioner James Schomig today announced the promotion of Alan D. Long to Deputy Warden of Blackburn Correctional Complex in Lexington.
“Alan Long is a dedicated corrections professional who will help lead Blackburn,” said Schomig. “His years of experience will be a valuable asset to this facility.”
Long began his 18-year-career with the Department in April of 1988 as a correctional officer at Northpoint Training Center. After eight months, he was promoted to classification and treatment officer where he served as grievance coordinator, transfer coordinator and social services director. In May of 1995 he was promoted to corrections unit administrator I where he furthered his supervisory expertise by managing segregation and general population units. In September of 2002, he was promoted to corrections unit administrator II where he served as a member of the American Correctional Association team during the program/security review process in addition to managing his unit.
He is a 1986 graduate of The University of Kentucky where he earned his bachelor’s degree in telecommunications. Long has been an active member of the Kentucky Council on Crime and Delinquency (KCCD) since 1995 and volunteers with several charitable organizations including Big Brothers/Big Sisters, WHAS Crusade for Children, and March of Dimes.
Long is a native of Lincoln County and the father of two teenage children, Hannah and Ethan. The family will be residing in Boyle County.