CRESTVIEW — Lt. April McQueen has received the national designation of certified jail manager. McQueen, one of 503 jail professionals nationwide to have achieved this designation, was recognized through the Jail Manager Certification Commission, by authority of the American Jail Association.


CRESTVIEW — Lt. April McQueen has received the national designation of certified jail manager. McQueen, one of 503 jail professionals nationwide to have achieved this designation, was recognized through the Jail Manager Certification Commission, by authority of the American Jail Association.





This certification is achieved through successful completion of a rigid experiential background application and a four-hour examination prepared by the JMCC and AJA.



McQueen has served in the Okaloosa County Department of Corrections since 2005, leading the Support Services Division the past two-and-a-half years. McQueen is an FDLE-certified firearms instructor and assists the department in the annual training of certified officers.



McQueen holds a bachelor’s in Criminal Justice and a master's in Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction from the University of West Florida.