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.