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Leadership changes at Georgia State Prison

Georgia State Prison announced promotions this week that will lead to considerable leadership changes at the facility.

Georgia State Prison announced promotions this week that will lead to considerable leadership changes at the facility.


The Georgia Department of Corrections Commissioner, Homer Bryson, promoted Aaron Pineiro to Deputy Warden of Care & Treatment at Georgia State Prison. He will assume the post on November 15th where he will be responsible for daily operations of medical, mental health, education and counseling services of more than 1,300 special mission male inmates.

“Aaron has shown a great passion for counseling in his nine years with the Department,” said Commissioner Homer Bryson in a press release. “As he takes on his new role of Deputy Warden of Care and Treatment, his enthusiasm and experience will be of great benefit to Georgia State Prison.”

Pineiro has been with the Department of Corrections since 2007. He entered as a Correctional Officer at Valdosta State Prison, transferred to South West Probation Detention Center for several years, and returned back to Valdosta State Prison where he currently works. started his career with the Department in 2007 as a Correctional Officer at Valdosta SP.

Pineiro earned a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Valdosta State University. Pineiro has completed the following departmental training: Basic Correctional Officer Training (BCOT), Basic Management Training (BMT), and Basic Counselor Training.

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