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First step towards criminal justice reform taken

By Duwayne Escobedo INWEEKLY Escambia County Corrections director Tamyra Jarvis and her staff presented three possible programs to reduce the inmate population, lower the number…

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Criminal Justice Reform: Inmates find a pathway to turn around lives

By Duwayne Escobedo: Phillip Carrier became the newest former inmate to successfully complete the Pathways for Change court-ordered addiction treatment program.’ During the rigorous, 18-month…

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Posted in Caring Escambia County Pensacola

League of Women Voters discuss Pipeline to Prison

Pipeline to Prison: “Resilience: the Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope” Who : League of Women Voters of the Pensacola Bay Area, ACLU,…

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Committee of the Whole agenda, Jan. 12

The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Committee of the Whole meeting Thursday, Jan. 12 beginning at 9 a.m. The meeting will…

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Bold ‘Outtakes’ idea gaining momentum

In the Jan. 5 issue, I suggested that the Escambia Board of County Commissioners work with Florida TaxWatch and the Florida Legislature to create a…

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Floridians want criminal justice reform

For the past few years, Inweekly has advocated for criminal justice reform. A recent poll released by The James Madison Institute and the Charles Koch…

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