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Date: July 18, 2005 Phone: (919) 716-3700

Eboni Douglas recognized as 2005 Probation/Parole Officer of the Year

Eboni DouglasRALEIGH – Eboni Douglas has been named one of eight Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Officers of the Year.  Douglas is a probation officer in Charlotte who specializes in the supervision of domestic violence offenders.  Ninety percent of her probation caseload consists of offenders convicted in Mecklenburg County’s domestic violence court.

Douglas often attends group counseling sessions and confronts domestic violence offenders in group sessions about their behavior and attitudes.  She also works with domestic violence victims, providing safety tips, assistance and referrals when needed.  She serves as a member of the North Carolina Domestic Violence Task Force, which is researching new supervision guidelines for domestic violence offenders.

Douglas is a native of Durham and earned her criminal justice degree from Fayetteville State University in 1998.  She joined the Division of Community Corrections in 2001.

Governor Michael Easley has proclaimed July 17-23, 2005 Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Officers’ Week in recognition of more than 2,000 community corrections officers who supervise more than 118,000 criminal offenders in North Carolina communities.  The eight officers of the year will be recognized July 20 in a ceremony in Apex.

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For a digital picture of Douglas, contact the Public Affairs Office at (919) 716-3700.

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