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Dickens GEDCassandra Dickens is 29 years old, and she is determined to start a new life. She has become the first woman in six years to earn her GED inside the Norfolk Jail.

Mitchell GradIn 2016, Cpl. M. Mitchell started her degree at St. Leo University, and this month, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Human Resources. Besides working full time at the NSO, Cpl. Mitchell has four children and five grandchildren. 

Deputy Weeks PhotoThere is sometimes the perception that deputy sheriffs who work inside the jail are just “babysitting” inmates or are “turnkeys.” This couldn’t be further from the truth, and Deputy A. Weeks is fighting to break that stereotype.

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