These days, as he serves as a Corrections Complaint Examiner and Investigator for the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (WI-DOC), Brad Hompe is considered a top-notch expert when it comes to prison operations. Mostly, this is because he has so much extensive experience in virtually every aspect of jail operations. Among these include jail and prison planning and design, policy development, including such aspects of prison life as use of force, and also the development and implementation of training and evaluation and incident management. Brad Hompe’s skill level is such that he is even considered an expert when it comes to food service, sanitation and maintenance, as well as classification and supervision and even fire safety.
Brad Hompe has provided a wide range of services in prisons and jails throughout Wisconsin and nationally. In addition to his massive experience, Brad also has a significant education to draw upon. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in criminal justice and psychology from Winona State University and a Masters Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh. Brad also has law enforcement certifications from schools in Minnesota and Wisconsin and a Firefighter I Certification, which he earned from Southwest Technical College in Fennimore, Wisconsin.
At various points in his career, Brad Hompe has served as a prison staff employee, a jail inspector and as an instructor and trainer. During his time with WI-DOC, Brad Hompe worked his way up through the ranks, starting as a corrections officer, then becoming a Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain, unit manager and deputy warden along the way to becoming a warden.