Maine State Prison
Jun 25, 2018
Warden Randall Liberty
Maine State Prison

Randall Liberty began his Law Enforcement and Military career in 1982 serving as a Military Policeman in Korea and at the United States Army Correctional Activity, Fort Riley Kansas. Upon discharge, he worked as a Patrolman at the Fairfield Police Department and as a Corrections Officer at the Somerset County Correctional Facility.

Warden Liberty was hired by the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office in 1989 as a Deputy Sheriff.  Over twenty-six years, he served as a Sergeant, Staff Sergeant, Major, Chief Deputy and as the elected Sheriff for nine years. During his tenure as Sheriff, he focused on drug enforcement, drug abuse education and the treatment of addiction. He also assisted Military Veterans in their transition from the battlefield through advocacy, programming and Veterans Court.  He served as the President of the Maine Sheriffs Association, as the Chairman of the Maine Drug Enforcement Advisory Board and on the Board of Visitors at the University of Maine (Augusta). He represented the Maine Sheriff’s on the State of Maine Board of Corrections and on the Juvenile Justice Advisory Group.

In addition to his active duty service, Warden Liberty performed an additional twenty-one years in the Army National Guard and Army Reserves. During this time, he served as a Mountain Infantryman, a Drill Sergeant, and as an Instructor at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point. Liberty’s last assignment was in 2004 as the Command Sergeant Major of a Military Transition Team, imbedded with 772 Iraqi Infantryman in the City of Fallujah.

Liberty is a three time State of Maine Law Enforcement Officer of the year. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, the National Sheriffs Institute and the New England Chiefs of Police Command Course. He earned a B.S. from the University of Maine (Augusta) and a Masters in Management and Leadership from Liberty University. Liberty currently serves as the Warden of the Maine State Prison where he strives to reduce recidivism through enhanced programming, education and vocational training.