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Letter: Community fortunate to have Joe Peterson

Although I don't know Joe Peterson personally, the local corrections agent written about in the Enterprise dated Nov. 17, I could professionally identify with him. I am very proud of him. It is people like him that make a positive difference.

Sarah Smith, the article writer, did an excellent job in articulating and capturing the philosophy of what corrections is all about and the day-to-day unsung work of a corrections agent.

Your community is fortunate in having a Joe Peterson who reflects professionalism and a sense of humanity and realism.

Bob Kastama, Ed.D

Park Rapids High School graduate, 1950

Former and retired chief regional probation and parole officer and prison warden, state of Washington, and professor of criminal justice