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Curriculum Vitae

Brad Hompe, MPA

Criminal Justice Systems & Jail Operations Consultant

Phone:  715-429-0376


Brad Hompe, MPA has served more than 30 years in public safety in roles in law enforcement, corrections, firefighting, and professional consulting. His corrections experience with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections-WI-DOC includes roles as an officer, sergeant, lieutenant, captain, unit supervisor, deputy warden, warden, detention facilities specialist-jail inspector, and corrections complaint examiner within the office of internal affairs. Additionally, Brad has served as a trainer and educator for the WI-DOC, several technical colleges, and universities. Brad was an Emergency Response Commander and use of force agency trainer for the WI-DOC. In addition to his correction experience Brad was a police cadet for the Rochester, MN police department and a firefighter for the City of Boscobel, WI and Town of Burlington, WI. 

Since 2011, Brad has provided various consulting services to jurisdictions nation-wide that involve litigation, risk management, facility and operations assessment, use of force, environment conditions, classification, fire and life safety, security, suicide assessments, training, segregation practices, staffing analysis and facility design and renovation. Brad has provided consultation to agencies involved in litigation with the US Department of Justice Civil Rights Division as well as those involved in other litigation, settlement agreement or consent decrees. Brad has developed and trained staff in a use of force program developed specific to corrections. Brad serves as an expert witness in the areas of jail and prison operations as well as corrections use of force. 

Brad also serves as a technical resource provider for the United States Department of Justice-National Institute of Corrections and has completed numerous projects nation-wide including facility and operations assessments. Assessment areas included risk management, use of force, staffing, operations management, conditions of confinement, population management, programming, facility design, needs assessment and planning.   

Bard is also employed by Lexipol and has provided consulting/contract services to Lexipol in the past as a corrections subject matter expert. Brad has provided training and policy development as well as policy implementation services for Lexipol.  Brad has provided learning webinars and articles specific to corrections for Lexipol and Corrections 1. Lexipol provides policy, learning, grant services, accreditation, and wellness services to public safety agencies. 

In addition to his role in public safety Brad serves his local community as a board member as has been the chairperson since 2011. 

Brad received his master’s degree in public administration from the University of Wisconsin- Oshkosh and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology from Winona State University. In addition, Brad has completed the law enforcement certification courses in Wisconsin and Minnesota and received his firefighter 1 certification in the Wisconsin. 



Masters in Public Administration-MPA

UW Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI

BS Criminal Justice/Psychology

Winona State University, Winona, MN

Law Enforcement Certification:

Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, WI

Alexandria Technical College, Alexandria, MN

Firefighter I Certification

Southwest Technical College, Fennimore, WI

Corrections Experience

Current Positions:

Wisconsin Department of Corrections

(3/1995 to Present)

Corrections Complaint Appeals Examiner/Investigator- Office of Internal Affairs 

(8/2016 to Present)

Criminal Justice & Jail Operations Consultant

(2011 to Present)

Lexipol LLC: Professional Services Representative-Policy

(10/2016 to Present)


Past Positions:

Compliance: Detention Facilities Specialist (Jail Inspector)


Executive Leadership:  Warden & Deputy Warden 


Management:  Unit Manager, Captain & Lieutenant  


Lead Worker: Sergeant  


Line Staff: Corrections Officer


Corrections Education/Training & Instruction Experience

Jail Officer Academy & In-service Training

Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, WI

Indianhead Technical College, Barron, WI

Corrections, Criminology, Criminal Justice

Globe University, Eau Claire, WI

Correctional Processes

Gateway Technical College, Racine, WI

Wisconsin Department of Corrections & Department of Justice Prison and Jail Training

Mount Scenario College, Ladysmith, WI

Other Related Experience:


Boscobel Fire Department, Boscobel, WI & Town of Burlington, Burlington, WI

Police Cadet

Rochester Police Department, Rochester, WI

Juvenile Care Worker

Chippewa County Shelter, Chippewa Falls, WI

Elected Official Experience


Town of Colburn, WI (4/2010 to 4/2012) 


Town of Colburn, WI (4/2012 to Current) 

Professional Associations:

Wisconsin Correctional Association

American Correctional Association

Wisconsin Jail Association

American Jail Association

Community Service

Volunteer Athletic Coach

Volunteer Firefighter

Local and County Snowmobile Organization

Advisory Board: Chippewa Valley Technical College Criminal Justice Program

Specialized Training 

Use of Force:

Emergency Response Unit, Squad Leader

Principles of Subject Control, Agency/Instructor Trainer

OC Spray Instructor/ Instructor Trainer

Impact Weapon Instructor/ Instructor Trainer

Correctional RIPP Restraint Instructor/ Instructor Trainer

Correctional Emergency Response Team (CERT) Instructor/ Instructor Trainer

Red Man Simulation Instructor/ Instructor Trainer

Distraction Devices Instructor

Specialty Impact Instructor

Use of force Investigator

Incident Command and Incident Management:

Incident Command Instructor/ Instructor Trainer

Incident Management Advanced MGT-344- Texas Engineering Extension Service.

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