In 2008, Deputy Warden Amanda Parker began her Criminal Justice Education at the University of Mississippi. She continued her education and internship with the Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Department as a Reserve Deputy. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology, emphasis in Corrections in May 2011.
Three short months after graduating from Ole Miss, Deputy Warden Amanda Parker furthered her law enforcement career with the Mississippi Department of Corrections as a Probation & Parole Officer. During this time, she excelled and earned multiple Extra Effort awards.
In 2012, Deputy Warden Amanda Parker graduated from the North MS Law Enforcement Training Center obtaining her law enforcement certification. She then obtained part time employment with the Houston Police Department as a Patrol Officer.
In 2013, Deputy Warden Amanda Parker furthered her career to South MS after transferring to the Hancock County Duty Station with MS Department of Corrections, where she continued to work as a Probation & Parole Officer.
In 2015, Deputy Warden Amanda Parker began employment with the Hancock County Public Safety Complex under Sheriff Ricky Adam.