Jeffrey Carter is currently the Deputy Director at the Fayette County Detention Center in Lexington, Ky. Over his 18 year career he has worked all levels of custody inside a 1300 bed correctional facility located in the horse racing capital of the world. Jeff was an instructor for 5 years inside the Academy where he trained over 700 recruits, molding them into successful leaders in the Corrections field. He’s trained and commanded the CERT team as well as taught Drill and Ceremony to the Division Honor guard. While promoting through the ranks he commanded the Professional Standards Unit where he specialized in Internal Affairs investigations and Gang Intel for 7 years. Jeff completed over 200 administrative investigations, as well as, conducted over 100 PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act). He is well versed in PREA as he is a PREA Investigator Instructor. Jeff has completed the top Leadership academies at the National Institute of Corrections in Aurora, Co.
Jeff brings experience from proudly serving 4 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, to then obtaining his BS degree in Correction’s and Juvenile Services/ Political Science from Eastern Ky. Univ., through his career as a Corrections Leader, also adding that he is a certified Deputy Coroner within the Commonwealth of Ky.