Debbie Floyd

Debbie Floyd is a native Floridan and one of the first female officers to go through the Jacksonville Police Academy. She has worked as a “campus cop” at the University of North Florida; taught fourth and fifth grade and gifted for nineteen years, earned a Master’s Degree and PhD, and served as Academic Vice President at […]

“Justice in the Jim Crow South: An Unlikely Journey from Negro Policeman to Florida’s First Black Parole & Probation Commissioner” by Charles J. Scriven

Reviewed by Debbie Floyd Living through a time and reading about a time in history are two very different experiences. About the time I was born (1950) and growing up in Jacksonville one man was facing an uphill climb for civil rights and equal justice regardless of race. Charles Scriven was bringing about change and […]