Saguaro Correctional Center

Customer base: State of Hawaii - Facility Type: Medium Security, Owned since 2007
  • Capacity1926
  • ACA AccreditedYes
  • PopulationMale

Facility Leader: Joseph Taylor, Warden

Joseph Taylor, Warden Joseph Taylor was named warden at Saguaro Correctional Center in 2015. Taylor joined CCA in 2007 as assistant warden at Florence Correctional Center. He was promoted to warden at Cimarron Correctional Facility, and held the same role at Lake City Correctional Facility. Prior to joining CCA, Taylor spent 21 years with the Arizona Department of Corrections, where he started as a correctional officer at the Perryville San-Juan Unit and later held a range of leadership positions, including superintendent, Adobe Mountain School and assistant director, Secure Schools. He retired from the Arizona Department of Corrections in 2003. Taylor holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and a master's degree in counseling from Northern Arizona University.

Community Activities

Relay for Life Run; The City of Eloy Chamber of Commerce, The City of Casa Grande Chamber of Commerce, the Angel Tree for local Children, Eloy Chamber of Commerce and donate, soldier support.

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Population: Male