Michael Wright

Adult Detention Center
Title: Major, Director of Corrections
Phone: 228-769-3063
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Michael Wright


Major Michael Wright began his career with Jackson County Sheriff's Department in 1996 when he was hired as a deputy at the Adult Detention Center. In 2003 he was promoted to Sergeant at the Jackson County Adult Detention Center until he was transferred to the Jackson County Sheriff's Criminal Investigations Division later that year. In 2009 and he was promoted to Lieutenant and transferred to the Adult Detention Center as the Investigator. In late 2010 he was promoted to Captain in the Patrol Division until his transfer to Process Division Captain in 2012. In 2013 he was made acting Director of the ADC which he remained until his promotion to Major of Corrections in 2016. In 2018 Major Wright transferred to the Enforcement Division.


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