Forum held by Ex-Correctional Officers Association of Jamaica

(l-r) Senior Pastor Donnieval Walker, North Bronx Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Rodney Smith, probation department, Harvey Taylor, case manager of the federal bureau of prisons, Ralph Fatigate, former Mount Vernon police commissioner, Ronnie Hammick, president of Ex-Correctional Officers Association of Jamaica, and Harold Bailey, Ex-Correctional Officers Association of Jamaica, pose at the forum.
Photo by Edwin Soto

The Ex-Correctional Officers Association of Jamaica and the North Bronx Seventh-Day Adventist Church held a forum about preventing incarceration, at the church’s location, 3743 Bronxwood Avenue, on Sunday, May 24. The event is dedicated to reducing incarceration among young people to build and foster good relationships with law enforcement groups including the Ex-Correctional Officers Association of Jamaica. The event also aimed to assist the education of financially challenged high school graduates who are looking to go to college.

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