Dwayne Spurlock was appointed Associate Member of the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles by Governor Kay Ivey on May 29, 2018.
Mr. Spurlock was born and raised in Dothan, Alabama. He attended Troy University where he earned a B.S. in Criminal Justice and an M.S. in Criminal Justice Administration. He and his wife have been married more than thirty years and have four adult children.
Mr. Spurlock began his professional career in 1984 as a Correctional Probation Officer with the State of Florida. He served as a State Probation Officer for three years prior to his appointment as a United States Probation Officer in the Middle District of Georgia. In 1989, Mr. Spurlock transferred to the Middle District of Alabama. In Alabama, he maintained an active caseload of probation, parole, and supervised release offenders, in addition to conducting presentence and other investigations for the U.S. Court.
In 1991, Mr. Spurlock returned to his hometown to establish the first satellite Federal Probation Office in Dothan. In 2001, he was promoted to Supervisory U.S. Probation Officer over the Investigations Unit for the Middle District of Alabama. He was promoted to Deputy Chief U.S. Probation Officer in June 2006. In January 2010, Mr. Spurlock was appointed Chief United States Probation Officer by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. He retired from federal service December 31, 2015.