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Allen F. Breed, 3rd Director of NIC, Passes Away
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Allen F. Breed, third director of the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) passed away in California on July 23, 2011 at the age of 90.  Director Breed had a long history of service to the field of corrections.  In 1977, he was appointed by President Jimmy Carter and reappointed by President Ronald Reagan as Director of the National Institute of Corrections.  After leaving NIC, Director Breed provided leadership on the National Council on Crime and Delinquency Board of Directors for a decade.  He also began working on behalf of federal courts as a special master in cases involving prison and jail crowding, the provision of inmate medical care, and juvenile corrections systems in many states.  He was highly effective in mediating conflicts between civil rights lawyers and corrections officials.

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Youth Today article  

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange article   



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