Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Mark S. Inch

August 12, 2019
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Visitor Contraband Interdiction | August 6 – August 12, 2019

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) has zero tolerance for contraband of any kind, and visitors attempting to introduce contraband are subject to suspension or termination of their visitation privileges and arrest.

Century Work Camp: On August 11, staff discovered a visitor attempting to pass contraband to an inmate. Their visitation was terminated.

Polk Correctional Institution: On August 11, staff discovered a visitor to be in possession of synthetic marijuana. Their visitation was terminated and law enforcement was notified.


As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs 24,000 members statewide, incarcerates approximately 95,000 inmates and supervises nearly 164,000 offenders in the community.

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