JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - The Mississippi Department of Corrections announced the appointment of Ronald King as Director of Private and Regional Facilities.
King served over six years as Superintendent of Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl and 11 years as superintendent of South Mississippi Correctional Institute in Leakesville.
Ronald King named new Regional and Private Facilities Director
As part of his job, King will be in charge of aligning the private systems and regional facilities with MDOC policy and safeguards as they house state inmates.
Community Corrections Director Marcus McClure, a 23-year veteran of MDOC, is being promoted to replace King as Superintendent of the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility.