From: “HOMETOWN NEWS” – Brevard County, Florida
A Guest Column by Brevard County Sheriff Jack Parker
“Paws & Stripes Program is making a difference”
“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
June 4, 2012 - Posted by Merillion | Law Enforcement | adopt a dog, adopt a pet, adoption, Bono, Brevard County, Brevard County Florida, dogs, Florida, Hometown News, jail inmates, Paws & Stripes Guild, prison inmates, prisons, Sandi Scannelli, Sheriff Jack Parker, Sheriff Parker
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These are my top favorite posts. Actually, these are my ONLY posts! :)
I always said to my beautiful niece, Christine, "How's my Top Favorite Niece today?" and she would say, "I'm your ONLY niece!" True, but she was my top favorite anyway.
So these are my top favorite posts, and with more to come.
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- My First Blog
- The Language of Chicken
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- But they won’t do it (hey, it’s only taxpayer $$$)
- We the People of the United States
- Creative Energy
- An American President
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- just smile at me, & pet me on the shoulder…
- FIGHT FOR AMERICA! FIGHT!
- A MESSAGE!
- Beautiful BELLA
- “Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their OWN country!”
- We Have Our Ways…
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