FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 7, 2021
Contact: FDC Communications
UPDATED: Cross City CI Evacuated
Cross City, Fla. —The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) announced the evacuation of inmates from Cross City Correctional Institution (CI) Main Unit, East Unit and Work Camp following flooding to the facility after localized rainfall.
Approximately 1,500 inmates have been temporarily relocated to Taylor and Lancaster Correctional Institutions until Cross City CI is determined to be safe and damages can be assessed.
Visitation cancelation for Cross City inmates remains in place: Visitation Canceled (state.fl.us).
Inmate locations will be updated on the Offender Search page within within 24 hours: Offender Search
As Florida's largest state agency, and the third largest state prison system in the country, FDC employs 24,000 members, incarcerates 80,000 inmates and supervises nearly 145,000 offenders in the community.