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CRIMINAL JUSTICE EXPERT TO HEAD BSO COMMUNITY CONTROL DIVISION

Broward Sheriff Ken Jenne is pleased to announce Kristina Gulick will join BSO as the director of the Department of Community Control. She begins her new position on December 26th.

For the past 8 years, Ms. Gulick, 35, has worked for the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission, first as a senior analyst then as manager. She works with the top federal, state and local criminal heads, government and business leaders to develop new policies and programs for the county’s criminal justice system. During her tenure, the commission launched its successful community court, the first of its kind in Florida. It has also spearheaded successful “weed and seed” programs to improve quality of life in West Palm Beach, Riviera Beach and Delray Beach neighborhoods.

At the Broward Sheriff's Office, Ms. Gulick will head the division that provides dozens of programs and services to the several thousand jail inmates and offenders in community release programs. Among them, the nationally-acclaimed drug court treatment program, pretrial services, county probation, D.U.I., substance abuse, and GED classes.

Ms. Gulick earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice from Florida Atlantic University and her Master’s degree from the University of Central Florida.

The Broward Sheriff's Office operates the 13th largest local jail system in the country. It is accredited by the American Correctional Association, the National Commission on Correctional Health Care, and the Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission.

This report by: Cheryl Stopnick / Media Relations

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