Del. DOC names new Chief of Bureau of Prisons
Commissioner Robert Coupe announced the appointment Christopher Klein to the position
DOVER — A new Chief of the Bureau of Prisons has been appointed to the Delaware Department of Correction, the department announced today.
Commissioner Robert Coupe announced the appointment Christopher Klein to the position, who is responsible for supervising nearly 6,000 adults serving a sentence of awaiting adjudication at the state's four prison facilities.
"Chris Klein is a consummate professional and able leader who has earned the trust and respect of his colleagues and our senior leadership through 18 years of dedicated service to the Department of Correction," Coupe said Thursday, in a written statement. "I am grateful that he will continue to serve our Department in his new role as Bureau Chief and I look forward to working side-by-side with him to build upon our strengths and implement innovative ideas to advance our mission and protect the public."