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From: “HOMETOWN NEWS” – Brevard County, Florida

A Guest Column by Brevard County Sheriff Jack Parker
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“Paws & Stripes Program is making a difference”

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“In September 2006, the Sheriff’s Office implemented an innovative program that matched unadoptable
dogs with specially trained jail inmates…”

“…The affect the dogs have had on the inmate population has been remarkable and has created a calming affect among the inmate population. In many cases, inmates have said their time working in the program was life-changing and gave them purpose during a tough time in their lives.”  Read entire article here: PAWS&STRIPES 2012-06-01 column vers2

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2 Comments »

  1. This is the most beautiful and brilliant program. Thank you so much for posting about it, I will too!

    Comment by The Paris Apartment | June 7, 2012 | Reply

    • Claudia,
      It is a wonderful program, I totally agree. And your comment means a lot to me.
      Last but not least, Sheriff Jack Parker is my nephew, and I can’t tell you how proud we are of him.

      Comment by Merillion | June 8, 2012 | Reply


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