N.C. Department of Correction--Correction News--February 1998

Miller to head Morrison

Hoffman - Correction Secretary Mack Jarvis named Gary Miller superintendent of Morrison Youth Institution effective January 5.

"Gary Miller's criminal justice career in the military, law enforcement and correction has prepared him for the challenging job of managing one of the state's largest youth prisons," Jarvis said. "He'll serve the state and the department well in his new assignment."

Miller joined the Department of Correction in 1982 as a correctional officer at Randolph Correctional Center. In 1984 he was promoted to sergeant at Montgomery Correctional Center. He returned to Randolph as assistant superintendent in 1989. Two years later he was named Randolph's superintendent. He served as a district manager for the North Piedmont Area before being named superintendent at Montgomery in 1993.

Miller grew up in Montgomery County and graduated from East Montgomery High School in 1965. He joined the U.S. Army in 1966 and served two years as a military police officer. When he returned home, he became a police officer and eventually chief of police for Biscoe, NC.

Miller is an active member of the Whynot Wesleyan Church. He serves as church treasurer and choir director. In his new position, Miller will supervise 285 staff and 550 medium custody inmates.

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