Mr. Richard Mills
Richard Mills is an Adjunct Professor with the Department of Criminal Justice. He has been employed as a United States Probation Officer since 1999, first in the Middle District of Florida and currently in the Eastern District of Kentucky. Prior to becoming a probation officer, Mr. Mills was employed by the Federal Bureau of Prisons for just over nine years, first as a correctional officer, then as a case manager.
Mr. Mills served two and one-half years as a military policeman in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. He then transferred into the Army National Guard where he served as an infantry platoon leader, company executive officer, and field artillery battalion logistics officer.
Mr. Mills earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Police Administration from Eastern Kentucky University in 1988. He earned his Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice in 1993, also from Eastern Kentucky University. Mr. Mills also has over 900 hours of in-service training with various federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
Mr. Mills is married and has two children.