Wheeler Correctional Facility

Customer base: State of Georgia - Facility Type: Medium Security, Owned since 1998
  • Capacity3028
  • ACA AccreditedYes
  • PopulationMale

Facility Leader: Jason Medlin, Warden

Jason Medlin, Warden Jason Medlin was appointed to Warden at Wheeler Correctional Facility in September 2011. Medlin joined CCA in 1997 as a correctional officer at Northeast Ohio Correctional Center and worked his way up the ranks to chief of security and assistant warden. He served as assistant warden for Idaho Correctional Center and Marion County Jail II. Prior to joining CCA, Medlin served five years with the U.S. Army Military Police. He earned his B.S with honors in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of Phoenix

Community Activities

Red Cross; DCFS; local nursing homes and needy families; Summer Reading Program; American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.

Facility Awards

Wheeler Correctional was presented with the award of ACA Accreditation in August 2000 and was reaccredited in May 2003, May 2006, and 2009; Wheeler Correctional Facility's Medical Department was presented with the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) Accreditation in November 2000 and was reaccredited in November 2003, November 2006 and 2009.

For media inquiries please consult Rodney "Clay" Wilkes, the Public Information Officer for this facility.

Population: Male