Joseph Terry Bartlett has been named director of institutional operations for the Utah Department of Corrections.
Corrections Executive Director O. Lane McCotter said Friday that Bartlett will supervise more than 800 peace and corrections officers.Bartlett has been deputy director of institutional operations for six months. Prior to that, he was deputy chief of staff for the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.
Bartlett succeeds C. Kim Thompson, who has been named director of programs.