NH DOC - New Warden to be Sworn-in in February

(Concord, NH)  New Hampshire Department of Corrections William L. Wrenn announced that Edward Reilly of Eaton, New Hampshire, will be sworn in as the new Warden of the Northern New Hampshire Correctional Facility (NCF) in Berlin on February 6, 2012.  The Executive Council approved of the nomination on January 11, 2012. The brief swearing in ceremony will take place at the Commissioner’s office in Concord.

Warden-Elect Eaton is a Subject Matter Expert on Correctional Matters with the Office of Detention Policy and Planning for Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He was previously the Facility Director of the Varick Federal Detention Center in New York and the Sheriff of the Nassau County Correctional Center.  Prior to that appointment he worked for the New York City Department of Correction in many capacities beginning in 1972.

Warden-Elect Reilly is a graduate of Fordham University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. He also holds a Masters of Education/Curriculum and a Teaching degree and is currently a candidate for a Masters in English Literature degree at Queens College in New York.

Commissioner Wrenn said, “Mr. Reilly has a proven record of dedicated involvement and professionalism in the field of Corrections.”

NCF is a medium-minimum security prison that houses approximately 600 male inmates and employs 160 staff.  It began operations in 2000.