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Kevin Murphy


Arkansas Department of Corrections (retired)

PO Box 1579

Cabot, AR 72023

(501) 412-2198

Kevin Murphy is married to Karen and they have three daughters (prayers please) and five wonderful grandkids.  He has a BS in Criminal Justice and an executive MBA from UALR.  


Kevin has worked in Corrections since 1978 starting as an officer and working his way up the ranks through deputy warden, administrator, assistant director, chief deputy director and his final position was Director of the Arkansas Dept. of Community Correction where he oversaw over 1,500 employees, six prisons, and 54 parole and probation offices.  He retired app. two years ago.

He has served as adjunct faculty at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Pulaski Technical College, and John Brown University. 


He currently serves as the executive director of the Arkansas Assoc. of Correctional Employees Trust (AACET) that consists of over 3,300 members.   He also serves as the executive director of the United States Deputy Warden’s Assc.   He has served on the Awana Ministry Team for Arkansas for over thirty years.  He currently serves on the board of Southern States Correctional Assc. where he has served as president for two terms.  He also is engaged in consulting for correctional companies. 

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