Director of Special Populations
The Director of Special Populations is responsible for oversight of several of the education, behavioral, and treatment programs administered by the Bureau.
Darrell Morgan has served as Director of Special Populations and Programs. for the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles since February, 2015. He began his career with this agency in December, 1998 as a Probation and Parole Officer. He was promoted to Probation and Parole Officer Senior in November, 2003. He was promoted to Parole Officer Manager in January, 2006 when he opened the L.I.F.E. Tech facility in Thomasville. He transferred to the L.I.F.E. Tech facility in Wetumpka in 2009. He became a District manager in Birmingham in 2010 and served in this position until his promotion into his current position.
Prior to joining this agency, Mr. Morgan was Financial Aid Administrator for the University of West Alabama for 3½ years. He also spent 3 years working with the United Way. Mr. Morgan graduated from the University of West Alabama in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management.
The Director over Special Populations is responsible for oversight of several of the education, behavioral, and treatment programs administered by the Bureau. The position is responsible for the ACES Program, the Day Reporting Center Program, and the Residential Transition Center Program. These programs provide intensive treatment, education, behavioral modification and supervision for moderate to high risk clients supervised by the Agency. The position is also responsible for research on alternative evidence based programs that may benefit populations served. Upon approval, these new evidence based programs may be implemented by the Division. New program implementation requires policy and procedure development the Special Populations Director will initiate.