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Profession

Category:
PoliticalMakers
Occupation(s):
State Government Appointee

Favorites

Favorite Color:
Purple
Favorite Food:
Barbecue (Ribs)
Favorite Time of Year:
Fall, Spring
Favorite Vacation Spot:
Jamaica
Favorite Quote:
I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me.

Birthplace

Born:
10/20/1954
Birth Location:
Dallas, Texas

Profession

Category:
PoliticalMakers
Occupation(s):
State Government Appointee

Favorites

Favorite Color:
Purple
Favorite Food:
Barbecue (Ribs)
Favorite Time of Year:
Fall, Spring
Favorite Vacation Spot:
Jamaica
Favorite Quote:
I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me.

Birthplace

Born:
10/20/1954
Birth Location:
Dallas
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Biography

Vicki Hallman was born in Dallas, Texas on October 20, 1954. She grew up in the Hamilton Park neighborhood in Dallas, attending public schools there. After graduating from Hillcrest High School in 1972, Hallman attended East Texas State University, where she earned her B.A. degree in pre-law and psychology in 1976.

After graduating, Hallman was hired by the Paris Outreach Clinic in Paris, Texas, and in 1977, she joined the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Over the ensuing years, Hallman rose through the ranks, and by 1989 she was a parole supervisor. In 1995, she was named the assistant regional director for Dallas, and on August 1, 2002, she became the region II director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice/Parole Division. There, she managed the development, implementation and planning of all parole-related functions for thirteen offices. She also instituted programs such as Females, First and Foremost (F3), Cognitive Restructuring, African American Male Survival Skills, Hispanos Survival Skills and anger management courses for parolees, all of which have been highly effective.

Hallman has received numerous honors and recognitions over the years, including the Governor’s Award, Outstanding Woman of the Year and the Dr. Emmett J. Conrad Leadership Award. She is a member of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice and serves as a board member of EXODUS Ministries.

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  • Tape: 1 Story: 2 - Vicki Hallman lists her favorites
  • Tape: 1 Story: 3 - Vicki Hallman describes her mother's family history
  • Tape: 1 Story: 4 - Vicki Hallman talks about her mother's childhood in Arthur City, Texas
  • Tape: 1 Story: 5 - Vicki Hallman describes her father's family history
  • Tape: 1 Story: 6 - Vicki Hallman talks about her father's career
  • Tape: 1 Story: 7 - Vicki Hallman describes her mother's work and personality
  • Tape: 1 Story: 8 - Vicki Hallman describes her childhood household in Dallas, Texas
  • Tape: 1 Story: 9 - Vicki Hallman describes her earliest childhood memory
  • Tape: 1 Story: 10 - Vicki Hallman describes the Hamilton Park neighborhood where she grew up in Dallas, Texas
  • Tape: 1 Story: 11 - Vicki Hallman recounts the sights, sounds and smells of her childhood in Dallas, Texas
  • Tape: 2 Story: 1 - Vicki Hallman recalls her temperament as a child
  • Tape: 2 Story: 2 - Vicki Hallman describes the African American middle-class community of Hamilton Park, Dallas, Texas
  • Tape: 2 Story: 3 - Vicki Hallman remembers Reverend Zan Wesley Holmes, Jr.
  • Tape: 2 Story: 4 - Vicki Hallman recalls transferring to the majority-white Richardson High School in Richardson, Texas
  • Tape: 2 Story: 5 - Vicki Hallman remembers playing a joke on her classmates
  • Tape: 2 Story: 6 - Vicki Hallman explains how she began to feel accepted at Hillcrest High School in Dallas, Texas
  • Tape: 2 Story: 7 - Vicki Hallman remembers a difficult decision to participate in a walkout at Hillcrest High School in Dallas, Texas
  • Tape: 2 Story: 8 - Vicki Hallman describes her role as a mediator during the integration of Hillcrest High School in Dallas, Texas
  • Tape: 2 Story: 9 - Vicki Hallman talks about her favorite school subjects
  • Tape: 2 Story: 10 - Vicki Hallman remembers influential teachers from her childhood
  • Tape: 3 Story: 1 - Vicki Hallman describes her younger sister
  • Tape: 3 Story: 2 - Vicki Hallman describes the impact of her late sister on her family
  • Tape: 3 Story: 3 - Vicki Hallman talks about her decision to attend East Texas State University in Commerce, Texas
  • Tape: 3 Story: 4 - Vicki Hallman describes the strong African American community at East Texas State University in Commerce, Texas
  • Tape: 3 Story: 5 - Vicki Hallman talks about her academic interests and habits while attending East Texas State University in Commerce, Texas
  • Tape: 3 Story: 6 - Vicki Hallman talks about the importance of her sorority advisor
  • Tape: 3 Story: 7 - Vicki Hallman talks about her lack of political involvement during her time at East Texas State University in Commerce, Texas at college
  • Tape: 3 Story: 8 - Vicki Hallman recalls her first post-college job as an intake officer at Paris Outreach Claim Clinic in Paris, Texas
  • Tape: 3 Story: 9 - Vicki Hallman describes her experience at Paris Outreach Claim Clinic at Terrell State Hospital in Paris, Texas
  • Tape: 3 Story: 10 - Vicki Hallman describes meeting her husband
  • Tape: 3 Story: 11 - Vicki Hallman recalls her hiring at Texas Department of Criminal Justice in 1977
  • Tape: 4 Story: 1 - Vicki Hallman talks about her job as a parole officer with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in 1977
  • Tape: 4 Story: 2 - Vicki Hallman describes challenges she faced as a young woman parole officer
  • Tape: 4 Story: 3 - Vicki Hallman describes her promotion at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice
  • Tape: 4 Story: 4 - Vicki Hallman remembers the challenges of being a regional supervisor at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice
  • Tape: 4 Story: 5 - Vicki Hallman describes her work as assistant regional director for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice
  • Tape: 4 Story: 6 - Vicki Hallman recounts holding a job fair for ex-offenders, pt. 1
  • Tape: 4 Story: 7 - Vicki Hallman recounts holding a job fair for ex-offenders, pt. 2
  • Tape: 4 Story: 8 - Vicki Hallman talks about opening a Day Resource Center in Dallas, Texas
  • Tape: 5 Story: 1 - Vicki Hallman describes implementing changes as Region II director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, parole division
  • Tape: 5 Story: 2 - Vicki Hallman talks about her community outreach as a parole officer for the Department of Criminal Justice
  • Tape: 5 Story: 3 - Vicki Hallman describes her innovative approach to countering recidivism among ex-offenders
  • Tape: 5 Story: 4 - Vicki Hallman talks about her promotion to regional director for Region II of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, parole division
  • Tape: 5 Story: 5 - Vicki Hallman talks about the cultural programs she implemented for parolees
  • Tape: 5 Story: 6 - Vicki Hallman talks about the support of her staff at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice
  • Tape: 5 Story: 7 - Vicki Hallman describes an influential experience with a client, pt. 1
  • Tape: 5 Story: 8 - Vicki Hallman describes an influential experience with a client, pt. 2
  • Tape: 6 Story: 1 - Vicki Hallman describes the success celebrations for parolees organized by the community
  • Tape: 6 Story: 2 - Vicki Hallman describes the contributions of her support staff
  • Tape: 6 Story: 3 - Vicki Hallman describes her hopes and concerns for the African American community
  • Tape: 6 Story: 4 - Vicki Hallman talks about her family
  • Tape: 6 Story: 5 - Vicki Hallman reflects upon her life
  • Tape: 6 Story: 6 - Vicki Hallman reflects upon her legacy
  • Tape: 6 Story: 7 - Vicki Hallman describes how she would like to be remembered
  • Tape: 6 Story: 8 - Vicki Hallman talks about her plans for the future
  • Tape: 6 Story: 9 - Vicki Hallman narrates her photographs, pt. 1
  • Tape: 6 Story: 10 - Vicki Hallman narrates her photographs, pt. 2