Julie Kempker

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Full Name: Julie Kempker

Title: Division Director of Probation & Parole

Commission Title: Commissioner / Compact Administrator

Role Group: Parole & Probation

Agency: Department of Corrections


Address: 3400 Knipp Drive

Jefferson City, Missouri 65109

Region: South

Office Email: moincomp@doc.mo.gov

Email: julie.kempker@doc.mo.gov

Office Phone: 573-522-1515

Direct Phone: 573-522-1515


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Julie Kempker is currently the Missouri Director of the Division of Probation and Parole. She began her career within the Missouri Department of Corrections in 1988 and she has worked in many capacities including Probation and Parole Officer, District Administrator, Deputy Interstate Compact Administrator, Assistant Division Director and in 2014 she was appointed to the position of the Director of Probation and Parole. Julie has worked within Adult Institutions, field Probation and Parole, institutional Probation and Parole, Interstate Compact and Offender Rehabilitative Services. Prior to her work in Probation and Parole she served as the Department of Corrections Reentry Manager where she spent eight years educating the department, communities across Missouri as well as other states within the US about the implementation of evidence based practices for successful offender reentry.

Ms. Kempker received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology at Southwest Missouri State University and Lincoln University.