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An employee publication of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice

October 2020

CF Hazlewood Named Deputy Director of Religious Services, Rehabilitation Programs Division

CF Hazlewood.The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is pleased to announce the appointment of Carlton "CF" Hazlewood as Manager IV – Deputy Director of Religious Services in the Rehabilitation Programs Division.

Mr. Hazlewood began his career with the TDCJ in January 1983 working as a Correctional Officer at the Eastham Unit and in January 1984 was promoted to Sergeant. In June 1984, Mr. Hazlewood was promoted to Livestock Manager at TDCJ Agriculture Headquarters. In 2002, he was promoted to Program Supervisor of all Livestock and Packing Plants. In March 2005, he was promoted to the Director for Agriculture, Land and Minerals and in September 2009 was promoted to the Director of the Manufacturing and Logistics Division. In February 2014, Mr. Hazlewood was tasked with overseeing the implementation of the Agency Core Values Program and in 2016 he assumed a position overseeing training in the Leadership Development Department in Correctional Training.

Mr. Hazlewood served in the United States Marines and holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Texas A&M University, a Bachelor’s Degree from the College of Biblical Studies and a Master’s Degree from the Dallas Theological Seminary. He has been a Pastor for 35 years and an agency volunteer since 1993.

Mr. Hazlewood’s proven leadership and wealth of experience will serve the agency well in this new capacity. Please join me in congratulating him in this new role and offering your support as he assumes this key leadership position within the TDCJ.