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Date: March 31, 2006 Phone: 919-716-3713:


Community Corrections names new district manager


MARSHALL – Jerry Jackson has been named the new manager for District 24 of the NC DepartmentJerry Jackson of Correction’s Division of Community Corrections. The district covers five counties – Avery, Madison, Mitchell, Watauga, and Yancey – and has 30 officers, who are responsible for the supervision of approximately 1,400 offenders.

Jackson, who was previously chief probation/parole officer in Buncombe County, succeeds the retired Johnny Deyton.

Beginning his career in community corrections as an intern in 1989 in Buncombe County, Jackson was named a probation/parole officer in 1990. He went to Catawba County as an intensive officer in 1993, and returned to Buncombe in 1994 and was named as chief probation/parole officer there in 1999.

He resides in Asheville.



Editor: A digital copy of the photo in color or black-and-white is available by calling 919-716-3700.


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