Delaware Prison Chief Leaving His Position


After less than two years in the position, the head of Delaware’s prison division is leaving.

A memo was released Thursday in which Department of Corrections Commissioner Perry Phelps notified staff that the Bureau of Prisons Chief Steve Wesley will be leaving that position, and beginning a new job Monday with the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families.

In his new role, Wesley will serve as a professional standards administrator with the Division of Management Support Services. In the interim, his replacement as the head of the Bureau of Prisons will be his Deputy, Shane Troxler. He will serve in the role until a permanent replacement is decided upon.