Alabama Welcomes New SAC Director
As the new Manager of the Crime Statistics and Information Division of the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center (ACJIC), Tracy Townsend became the new Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) director in December. She has more than 22 years of law enforcement experience working as a corrections officer and then sheriff's deputy with the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office, and as a parole supervisor with the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles prior to joining ACJIC in 2007. She previously served ACJIC as a field agent and as the agency's training manager. Ms. Townsend received her master's degree in criminal justice from Jacksonville (AL) State University. She takes the place of Lynn Childs, who accepted a position with the Alabama Department of Transportation.