Currently a Corrections Complaint Examiner and Investigator for the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (WI-DOC), Brad Hompe has a lot of experience when it comes to 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.

Brad Hompe has worked as a prison staff employee, but he has done a lot more. He has been a jail inspector, an instructor and trainer. Over the years, he has come to be seen as a top-notch expert when it comes to prison operations. That expertise comes about as a result of his experience in all aspects of jail operations, including jail and prison planning and design and policy development in many areas, including use of force, the development and implementation of training and evaluation and incident management. He also has expertise when it comes to food service, sanitation and maintenance, classification and supervision and even fire safety.

During his time with WI-DOC, Brad Hompe has done just about everything. In addition to his time as a warden, he worked his way up through the ranks, starting as a corrections officer, a Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, unit manager and deputy warden along the way. Brad also has a significant amount of education, with a Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice and psychology from Winona State University in Minnesota and a Masters Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Wisconsin-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.