Deputy Wardens


Deputy Warden of Operations

Deputy Warden Pete Fotinos was born in Chios Greece before moving to Northwest Indiana in 1974. Fotinos began his career in Corrections at the Indiana State Prison as a Correctional Officer in 1992. Indiana State Prison is a maximum custody facility with a rated capacity of over 2,400 beds to include death row. Fotinos came to the Lake County Sheriff’s Department Correctional Division in August of 1996.

At Lake County Jail, Fotinos has served in the capacity of Correctional Officer, Correctional Officer assigned to the IT department, a Turn Supervisor and served for several Years as a Special Operations Response Team (S.O.R.T.) member. In 2005 Fotinos was awarded the merited rank of Sergeant and subsequently was promoted to the merited rank of Lieutenant in 2010.

Fotinos is currently serving in the role of Deputy Warden of Operations, reporting directly to the Assistant Warden.


Deputy Warden of Security

Bio coming soon...







Deputy Warden of Personnel

Kimberly, was born in Northwest Indiana and was raised in Southern California. She returned to Indiana in 1998.  She went to I.U. Northwest, majoring in Psychology. She has been married for nine years and has two beautiful daughters within her union. Kimberly began her career at the Lake County Sheriff’s Department, Corrections Division in 2004.

During her 13 year tenure, she’s has worked in several positions starting with Floor Officer to Sergeant, including supervising the Classification Department and as a Turn Sergeant. She has served as the Youth Education Coordinator for the past three years, working in conjunction with Girls on the Run and at-risk teens. She is a great role model for the participants and has touched the lives of many of the girls. She motivated the girls and inspired them to be great! She is a believer in community service. She facilitates several events for the Corrections Division such as a back to school drives, clothing donations for the homeless and volunteering at group homes.

Kimberly Cox is currently serving as Deputy Warden of Personnel. 



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