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Deputy Warden Chris Patterson

​Chris Patterson began his career with the Department of Corrections in April 2000 as a correctional officer at Northpoint Training Center. He transferred to the Bell County Forestry Camp (BCFC) in April 2001. He promoted through the ranks at BCFC achieving the rank of sergeant in 2007, lieutenant in 2009, and captain in 2012, before finally being promoted to deputy warden on December 16, 2013.

Patterson was also the recipient the department's achievement award for BCFC in both 2004 and 2013.