Dr McCoy is a retired Peace Officer from the State of Georgia. He retired as Deputy Warden of Clayton County Prison in Lovejoy, Georgia in 2013. He served as Deputy Warden of Administration, Care and Treatment, and Security. He worked in Corrections for more than 20 years, in both State and County Government. During his career, some of his duties included being a tactical commander, a mental health officer, a special management officer, a senior counselor, a gang investigator, and a hostage negotiator. He taught drug classes and bible studies.
He has been in the jail/prison ministry for more than 30 years. He began that ministry while a student in 1980. He is the founder of Ken McCoy Ministries, a Biblical based counseling ministry.
He holds (2) Bachelor Degrees from Calvin Simmons Bible College in Biblical Studies and Religious Education. He holds a Master of Theological Studies Degree in Christian Counseling and a Doctor of Ministry Degree in Christian Counseling from Logos Graduate School in Jacksonville, Fl.
Ken is an ordained minister, a certified Christian Counselor and a Certified Chaplain. He is a board member for The Board of Examiners for Georgia Christian Counselors and Therapists, a board member for the American Chaplains Association, and a member of the Georgia Christian Counselors Association.
Ken and his wife Lynn live in Locust Grove, Ga. Lynn works in Corrections for the State of Georgia.