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Press Office
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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
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
01/14/20 FDC Secretary Mark S. Inch Applauds Governor DeSantis’ Support of FDC’s Public Safety Mission, Following the State of the State Address
01/13/20 FDC Celebrates Prison Pups N Pals Graduation at Tomoka Work Camp
12/30/19 FDC Announces Hiring Bonuses
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