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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.

Major FDC Press Releases and Announcements
11/30/21 ICYMI: Mentorship at the Florida Department of Corrections
11/30/21 Governor Ron DeSantis Proposes Sweeping Pay Increases for State Law Enforcement Officers, $1,000 Bonuses for First Responders and $5,000 to Support State and Local Level Recruitment Efforts
11/24/21 Secretary's Message to Inmates and Offenders: Find Thanksgiving
11/23/21 FDC Invites Media to Polk CI’s Toys for Tots Program
11/23/21 Law enforcement supervisors graduate from Florida Leadership Academy
11/19/21Governor DeSantis Announces Four Key Appointments to his Administration
11/18/21ICYMI: Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation to Protect Florida Jobs
11/17/21ICYMI: Governor Ron DeSantis and Florida Department of Corrections Announce Increased Hiring Bonuses, Additional Incentives for Correctional Officers
10/29/21Visitation at Hardee CI Canceled
10/20/21FDC Program Partner to Host Virtual Horse Show from Lowell CI

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

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