December 11, 2017

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  • COMMISSIONER RICHARD D. DAVISON, FLORIDA COMMISSION ON OFFENDER REVIEW

    Commissioner Richard D. Davison, Secretary Commissioner Richard D. Davison is a veteran criminal justice official who has a background in prosecution, legislative, juvenile justice, corrections, and law enforcement. Commissioner Davison received his Bachelor of Science from Florida State University in 1984 and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Florida in 1988.  While in…

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  • WELL WISHES TO COMMISSIONER BERNARD R. COHEN, SR., VICE CHAIR

    Commissioner Bernard R. Cohen, Sr., Vice Chair Florida Parole Commission Commissioner Bernard R. Cohen, Sr. began his criminal justice career with one of the largest state agencies in Florida and the fourth largest prison system in the country, the Florida Department of Corrections (DOC). During his 33 year tenure with DOC, Commissioner Cohen served six…

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  • CORRECTIONS TRANSITION PROGRAM

    Dr. Regina Shearn, Co-Founder, Corrections Transition Program   “MEN GOING HOME” The Corrections Transition Program (CTP) is known state wide as the LIFER’S PROGRAM.  Co-founded by Marta Villacorta, who served as Warden and  Regional IV Director and Dr. Regina B. Shearn, Professor of Psychology, FIU, the CTP prepares inmates for re-entry who are parole eligible and…

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