David Higgs has been promoted to deputy warden of Green River Correctional Complex (GRCC) in Central City, Ky. Higgs has dedicated his entire career to the facility, and has served as the prison’s first fiscal manager since 1994. Higgs is an original member of the facility’s hostage negotiation team, and has served since 2010 as the team’s leader. He is also the Western Region Hostage Negotiation Team Coordinator, and has also served as GRCC’s Public Information Officer for 18 years. Higgs has been recognized with numerous awards, including the 2013 Commissioner’s Award. He is a graduate of Murray State University with a bachelor’s degree in communications.