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The Office of Communications is responsible for providing accurate, transparent and timely information about the Department and its facilities to inquiring members of the media. The team assists media in understanding Florida’s correctional system, facilitates media engagement at institutional events and coordinates inmate interviews in line with FDC policy and state laws.

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Major FDC Press Releases and Announcements
11/10/20 FDC Responds to COVID-19 at Walton Correctional Institution
10/27/20 FDC Begins Development of Inmate-Led Mentoring Program
10/13/20 Secretary's Message to Inmates and Offenders: Find The Good
09/24/20 FDC Announces Hiring Bonuses
09/18/20 FDC and ICE Begin Implementation of Immigration Enforcement Partnership
09/11/20 FDC Visitation Announcement
09/01/20 Two Inmates Arrested Following Assaults on Correctional Officers
08/28/20 FDC Continues Inmate Education During Pandemic
08/25/20 Fall Semester Brings New Opportunities for Columbia CI’s Second Chance Pell Program

Additional announcements and press releases are available.
Please visit the FDC Press Releases and Announcements page.

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