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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.

FDC News & Announcements
02/13/20 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Re-Entry Seminar for Inmates
02/07/20 Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Creation of the Florida Foundation for Correctional Excellence
02/05/20 Secretary's Message to Inmates and Offenders
01/28/20 Florida State Prison Hosts Technical College Program Graduation
01/27/20 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Inaugural Inmate Masonry Competition
01/23/20 CAPTURE UPDATE! – Escape Alert – Okeechobee Correctional Institution
01/23/20 Ten FDC Correctional Institutions Earn Reaccreditation by the American Correctional Association
01/16/20 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Inaugural Inmate Masonry Competition
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