Tammy Jarvis, Corrections Director
On Feb. 1, 2017, Tammy Jarvis began as the county’s new Director of Corrections. Her responsibilities include oversight of the Escambia County Jail, Community Corrections Division and Road Prison. Jarvis joined Escambia County from Coleman, Florida, where she served as the CEO and complex warden at the Federal Correctional Complex within the Federal Bureau of Prisons. In her previous role, she supervised more than 1,500 employees and was responsible for the management of the largest Federal Correctional Complex in the United States. One initiative she is hoping to expand is the utilization of community corrections, which provides criminal justice alternatives for nonviolent offenders while promoting a safe environment. Read more.