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Alabama prison official on administrative leave

An associate commissioner at the Alabama Department of Corrections is on administrative leave.

Posted: Sep 19, 2018 5:05 PM

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - An associate commissioner at the Alabama Department of Corrections has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation.

Prison system spokesman Bob Horton said Tuesday that Associate Commissioner Grantt Culliver was placed on administrative leave on Sept. 14.

In a statement, Horton said written allegations of misconduct were filed with the Alabama Department of Corrections' office of inspector general. That prompted the investigation.

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