Central Arizona Florence Correctional Complex

Customer base: City of Mesa, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Pascua, TransCor, USAF, U.S. Marshals Service - Facility Type: Multi-Level Security, Owned since 1994
  • Capacity4,128
  • ACA AccreditedYes
  • PopulationMale & Female

Facility Leader: Jim MacDonald, Complex Warden

Jim MacDonald, Complex Warden

Jim MacDonald was named complex warden at Central Arizona Florence Correctional Complex in September 2016. He joined CoreCivic in 1995 as warden at Sweetwater Pre-Parole Transfer Facility. MacDonald later served as assistant warden at the Cleveland Pre-Release Center and Lawrenceville Correctional Center. He became warden at Crossroads Correctional Facility, and held the same role at Florence Correctional Center, La Palma Correctional Center, and Central Arizona Detention Center. Before joining CoreCivic, MacDonald spent 13 years with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, where he started as a correctional officer and later served as a captain, community probation officer and probation supervisor. He holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from the University of Texas at El Paso.

Facility Leader: Kris Kline, Warden

Kris Kline, Warden

Kris Kline was named warden at Central Arizona Florence Correctional Complex in September 2016. Kline joined CoreCivic in 2000 as a correctional officer at Bay Correctional Facility, where he also served as senior correctional officer, assistant shift supervisor and safety manager. He transferred to North Fork Correctional Facility as a unit manager before being promoted to chief of security at Red Rock Correctional Center, where he later became assistant warden. Kline was promoted again to warden at Kit Carson Correctional Center, and he transferred to Florence Correctional Center as warden. Kline holds an associate degree in criminal justice administration from the University of Phoenix.

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Population: Male & Female