June 20, 2019
His efforts leading the development and implementation of corrections programs in the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (WI-DOC) are extremely impressive, which means criminal justice specialist Brad Hompe has been able to provide that department and departments in several other states with a wide range of services in prisons and jails. Not only has he served as a prison staff employee, but Brad Hompe has also been a jail inspector, an instructor and a trainer at one time or another. It is not an exaggeration to say that Brad Hompe has performed just about every job possible in the prison environment.

That is because Brad Hompe literally worked his way up through the WI-DOC ranks, going from job to job without missing one; Brad worked hard at every step. His career started when he became a corrections officer, then he became a sergeant, a lieutenant, a captain, a unit manager and a deputy warden before eventually becoming a warden. Brad currently serves WI-DOC as Corrections Complaint Examiner and Investigator. That is largely because , Brad’s experience with jail and prison operations is too extensive to deny. He makes everyone in the system better because he’s done almost everything.
December 19, 2018
Besides Brad Hompe’s high level of experience in the area of corrections, he also has a tremendous amount of education. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in criminal justice and psychology from Winona State University and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh. In addition, he has earned law enforcement certifications from Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and Alexandria Technical College in Alexandria, MN, as well as Firefighter I Certification that he earned from Southwest Technical College in Fennimore, Wisconsin.

Over his long career in the corrections industry, Brad Hompe has worked as a prison staff employee, but he has done a whole lot more, including work as a jail inspector and as an instructor and trainer at one time or another. Brad Hompe is now seen as a top-notch expert when it comes to all aspects of prison operations. That level of expertise comes about as a result of his experience in every aspect of jail operations, including jail and prison planning and design and policy development in many areas, including the use of force, the development and implementation of training and evaluation and incident management.