Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Press Release
September 11, 2017
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Hurricane Irma Update for Families

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Each institution has checked in to headquarters and inmates and staff have food, water and secure conditions. Initial damage and environmental assessments are being conducted.

Phone access is open at all facilities for officers and inmates. However, due to storm conditions communications may be impacted.

Safety continues to be the primary mission as Wardens assess their facilities and weather conditions.

For more information about the Department and facilities and programs, please visit www.dc.state.fl.us.


As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs 24,000 members statewide, incarcerates approximately 96,000 inmates and supervises nearly 166,000 offenders in the community.

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