From Uniforms to Unicorns

From Uniforms to Unicorns

Welcome! We are so glad that you are here! We are two friends, moms and business owners that happened to meet in prison. For years, we have been dodging the constant curiosity around our careers as corrections officers - and now we, and others are talking about it, sharing stories and connecting to shed light on the unspoken world of Corrections.

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U2U.S5.E6 - Cindy Burns

Aug. 18, 2022

Courageous Cindy. With 25 years in the service - women's units, men's units, IERT team, CISM, maximums, mediums, minimum, and Security Intelligence positions this episode has it all. This conversation could not have been mor…

U2U.S5. E5-Gillian Welton

Aug. 11, 2022

This episode is full of ups and downs. Gillian shares her incredible story, her path through some pretty difficult situations, and her resiliency to keep going. Gill openly talks about her own battle with mental health durin…

U2U.S5.E3 - James Lee

Aug. 4, 2022

From the military to corrections - James Lee went from one extreme career to the next. Hired as a CX2 at Edmonton Institution for Women in 2005, James loved his career, the people, and working with the inmates. Unfortunately…

U2U.S5. E2. Sammy

July 28, 2022

Like most people that choose corrections as a career, Sammy was on a mission to help people. Little did she know that she would have to sacrifice herself in the process. A single mom who was trying do it all: hold down a car…

U2U.S5.E1 - Colette and Gary Beniot

July 21, 2022

You can't help but gravitate to people that are like you. Colette and Gary are a first responder couple that were forced to navigate some uncharted territory when Gary was involved in a shooting while at work. They talk abou…

U2U.S4. E11 - Season Finale

March 3, 2022

Just a candid conversation with Sharon and Lauren talking about what has been going on for them and their lives. As the world begins to open back up, kids activities ramped up, passion projects and jobs have taken over time …