Beard Points California in the Right Direction

By Torrey Sims
(03/11/2013)
Correctional News recently caught up with Dr. Jeffrey Beard, Ph.D., the newly appointed secretary of corrections for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
 

Jeff Beard: The New Name in California Corrections


(01/02/2013)
There is a new boss in California who is getting major buzz for his stance on sentencing reform. Gov. Jerry Brown recently appointed Jeff Beard as the state’s new corrections secretary. Beard is a vocal advocate of alternative sentencing laws that move non-serious criminals into community treatment programs rather than state lockup.