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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
02/04/21 FDC Streamlines Volunteer Application
02/03/21 Lowell Investigation Response
01/28/21 Governor Ron DeSantis’ Florida Leads Budget Recommendations
01/22/21 Inmate Arrested Following Attempted Murder
01/05/21 FDC’s Chief Victim Advocate Nationally Recognized
12/23/20 Secretary’s Message to Inmates and Offenders: Find Peace and Goodwill
12/23/20 FDC Announces 2020 Accomplishments
12/23/20 FDC Responds to COVID-19 at Lawtey Correctional Institution
12/18/20 FDC Visitation Announcement
12/16/20 FDC Responds to COVID-19 at Zephyrhills Correctional Institution

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

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