PREA Prison Rape Elimination Act

PREA HOTLINE 1-855-366-0015
The WV Division of Juvenile Services has zero tolerance for sexual abuse and sexual assault  
and is committed to preventing, detecting, and responding to such misconduct
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Tim Harper, PREA Coordinator and Director for Investigations is a 1996 graduate of Herbert Hoover High School.  He is a four year veteran of the United States Air Force and entered the juvenile justice field in 2002 as a Correctional Officer I. Initially hired as one of the first nine Correctional Officers for the Donald R. Kuhn Juvenile Center prior to its opening; Mr. Harper was assigned to the West Virginia Industrial Home for Youth and later to the James H. Tiger Morton Juvenile Center.  After completing the WV Division of Juvenile Services Training Academy, Mr. Harper was tasked with coordinating statewide resident transportation for the Division.  In 2005, Mr. Harper was promoted to the position of Investigator.  In April 2011, Mr. Harper was promoted and currently serves as an Assistant Director for the Division of Juvenile Services, overseeing the Investigative unit.  Mr. Harper also serves as the EEO Coordinator for the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety. Email:

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Kellan Rader Cordie, PREA Compliance Manager graduated from Dunbar High School in 1980, her parents were the Director and Assistant Director of the Kanawha Home for Children which was a county operated juvenile detention facility. The second floor of the facility was a residence where Kellan lived with her parents as a child.   Kellan attended Marshall University, West Virginia State College and Glenville State College. She began her career working at Kanawha Home for Children in February of 1989, and in March of 2000 began working as a Field Training Officer at the facility. By the time she left the facility had been rebuilt and named the “James H. ‘Tiger ‘Morton Juvenile Center” operated by the Division of Juvenile Services. In June 2013, she pursued a full time position of Correctional Trainer for the WVDJS Correctional Academy in Glenville WV. In June 2014, she began working as a DJS PREA Compliance Manager in the central office of the Division of Juvenile Services. Email:
PREA Prison Rape Elimination Act
Tim Harper, Coordinator
1200 Quarrier Street
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 558-9800
(304) 558-6032