May 31, 2013

Jeff Merrill is new superintendent at Long Creek

He has been serving as acting superintendent.

By Kelley Bouchard kbouchard@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

Jeff Merrill II has been named superintendent of the Long Creek Youth Development Center in South Portland, the Maine Department of Corrections announced Friday.

Merrill has 23 years of corrections experience, serving most recently as acting superintendent at Long Creek, according to a news release.

He has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Colby College and additional training through the Maine Criminal Justice Academy and the Maine State Prison.

Merrill is well-versed in corrections’ security, operations  and programming, said Associate Corrections Commissioner Joseph Fitzpatrick. He also has a successful track record working with community agencies, including as a program director for Volunteers of America, Fitzpatrick said.

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors




Further Discussion

Here at PressHerald.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)