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Alan Wood – Senior Chaplain (812) 421-6268

WoodAlanChaplain Alan Wood was born in southwestern Indiana in September 1947. Although raised in a Christian home, he didn’t trust Christ as his Savior until the spring of 1973.

A Vietnam veteran, Alan served three and one half years in the U.S. Navy.  He has attended Faith Baptist Bible College and Grace University. He has also attended the Stephen Olford Center for Expository Preaching and various seminars on subjects such as evangelism, spiritual warfare, etc.

Prior to becoming the first Good News Chaplain at the Vanderburgh County Confinement Center on May 1, 2008, and at the Warrick County Security Center, August, 2012, Alan established the ministry at Henderson County Detention Center, Henderson, KY, on June 1, 2002.  Alan began his ministry as a Good News Jail & Prison Ministry Chaplain in Iowa and Nebraska in July 1997 after serving as a volunteer for three years in Omaha.

Alan currently serves as the Sr. Chaplain of J-40 which includes Henderson County, KY, Vanderburgh County, IN, and Warrick County, IN.  He lives in Evansville, IN with his wife, Sandi. They have four children and several grandchildren.



Vanderburgh County Confinement Center
3500 N. Harlan Avenue
Evansville, IN  47711
Phone: (812) 421-6268
Facility Information
Capacity: 512
Daily Population: 625
Yearly Population: 12,000
Sheriff Dave Wedding

Warrick County Security Center
100 W. S.R. 62
P.O. Box 487
Boonville, IN  47601
Phone: 812-897-6098
Facility Information
Capacity: 120
Daily Population:  70
Sheriff Brett Kruse
Jailer Kae Baker

Henderson County Detention Center
380 Borax Drive
Henderson, KY  42420
Phone: (270) 827-5560
Facility Information
Capacity: 563
Daily Population: 557
Yearly Population: 6,000
Ron Herrington, Jailer



Vanderburgh County Confinement Center

Henderson County Detention Center