Brad Hompe, MPA continues to be recognized as one of the Nation’s corrections experts. Most recently Brad has been tapped by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, National Institute of Corrections to provide technical assistance to jails throughout the Country. Brad Has recently provided jail operational assessments for jails in Georgia and South Dakota. In addition to his work with the National Institute of Corrections Brad is also working with Lexipol who is the Nation’s leader in public safety risk management. Lexipol provides a policy management system along with a training system to law enforcement, fire, and jails throughout the Nation. Brad has provided jail policy content development, jail training development, and implementation services for Lexipol.
One reason prison officials trust Brad Hompe as an expert within their industry is because the man can point to a lot of experience in the realm of jail and prison operations in his background. Brad’s experience includes leading the way in developing and implementing a number of important and influential corrections programs, but there is a lot more. Brad Hompe has provided a far-reaching range of services in prisons and jails throughout Wisconsin and all over the country.
Nowadays, Brad Hompe is acknowledged as an expert on prison operations, primarily based on the knowledge he gained from his experience in all aspects of jail operations. He has led the way in almost every aspect of the prison experience, starting with prison design and planning and continuing to lead policy development and implementation. His expertise runs to the proper use of force, as well as to the development and implementation of training and evaluation of jail and prison personnel. He is also an acknowledged specialist on incident management, although he is also highly regarded for his skill at handling such diverse elements of the correction system as food service, sanitation and maintenance, classification, supervision and even fire safety.
These days, Brad Hompe can be found working hard as a Corrections Complaint Examiner and Investigator for the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (WI-DOC). That position is the culmination of a long career working at every level of the corrections system. That is no exaggeration. Of course, he has experience as a warden, but he worked his way up the ladder. He began as a corrections officer, then became a sergeant, a lieutenant, a captain, a unit manager and a deputy warden before reaching that position. He knows everything because he’s done everything.
These days, he is a Corrections Complaint Examiner and Investigator for the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (WI-DOC), but Brad Hompe has long been considered a top-notch expert when it comes to nearly every area of prison operations, even such esoteric areas as food service and firefighting. His high level of expertise comes out of his lengthy and varied experience in all aspects of jail operations, including jail and prison planning and design, policy development, including use of force, the development and implementation of training and evaluation and incident management.
In addition to leading the development and implementation of corrections programs, Brad Hompe has also worked in almost every area of prison operations as he worked his way up from the position of corrections officer to warden. He held pretty much every position on the ladder in the process. Brad also has a lot of formal education. He started by earning a Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice and psychology from Winona State University in Minnesota and then he went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh.
When working with the public on an everyday basis, education never ceases. It means staying on top of trends, continuing to remain fresh in training and techniques, and ensuring you are abreast of the latest skills necessary to complete the job. Occasionally, it also means passing your knowledge onto others. For jail and prison operations professional Brad Hompe, education comprises all of these facets. Completing his Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice and psychology at Winona State University in Minnesota wasn’t simply enough for a lifelong career dedicated to public service. Rather, he continued his education with a Master of Science in public administration from the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh, which has immensely aided his jail and prison work at a leadership level.
But for Brad Hompe, this also was not the end. He has earned multiple law enforcement certifications to further aid his personal endeavors, including firefighting certifications. His specialized training in the field also regularly occurs and is vast — numerous “use of force” courses including weapons training, emergency response lessons and more; incident command and incident management; administrator level training, such as jail inspections and planning new institutions; and fire service training. Additionally, Hompe serves as an instructor to others moving into the field. He has shared his valuable knowledge from decades of work through various hands-on and other courses, such as criminology, crisis management, police operations, public administration and even the jail officer academy.
Currently a Corrections Complaint Examiner and Investigator for the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (WI-DOC), Brad Hompe Brad Hompe has done just about everything leading up to that. In addition to his time as a warden, he worked his way up through the ranks, starting as a corrections officer, sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, unit manager and deputy warden along the way.
Brad Hompe also has a lot of education, having earned a Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice and psychology from Minnesota’s Winona State University and a Masters Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh. In addition, he has law enforcement certifications from Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and Alexandria Technical College in Alexandria, MN, as well as Firefighter I Certification that he earned from Southwest Technical College in Fennimore, Wisconsin.
Put simply, Brad Hompe has loads of experience in the areas of jail and prison operations. In addition to leading the development and implementation of corrections programs, Brad has provided a wide range of services in prisons and jails throughout Wisconsin and nationally. He has worked as a prison staff employee, as a jail inspector, an instructor and trainer. These days, Brad is considered a top-notch expert when it comes to prison operations, based on knowledge gained from his experience in all aspects of jail operations, including planning and design and policy development. He is considered very knowledgeable regarding use of force, the development and implementation of training and evaluation and incident management. His expertise also includes food service, sanitation and maintenance, as well as classification, supervision and even fire safety.