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Two retired police officers help reform offenders through Justiceworks

1:10 AM, Jan. 23, 2013
Retired police officer Ron Carlson speaks with Catherine Scheer, who is a member of Carlson's Teamwork for Employment Access through Mentoring program, which mentors past offenders to help them get a fresh start upon release from confinement.
Retired police officer Ron Carlson speaks with Catherine Scheer, who is a member of Carlson's Teamwork for Employment Access through Mentoring program, which mentors past offenders to help them get a fresh start upon release from confinement.
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For 32 years, Ron Carlson kept the streets safe as a member of the Stevens Point police department.

Two years into retirement, he's still involved in the criminal justice system - but instead of putting people in jail, he's helping them start over when they come out.

Carlson, 55, operates the Teamwork for Employment Access through Mentoring program, or TEAM, mentoring offenders after they come out of prison to help turn their lives around. He's one of two retired police officers helping bring restorative justice to the community. ...

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