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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary


1996-97 Annual Report

On-Line Guidebook to
the Florida Prison System

Table of Contents

Annual Report
Secretary's Message
Organizational Chart
SURVEY SAYS... When a sample of 1,002 members of the general public were asked to give a one or two word description of a correctional officer, these were the top five responses, in order of most to least frequent:
  • 1. Tough
  • 2. Brave
  • 3. Underpaid
  • 4. Dedicated
  • 5. Strong
More information on this and other surveys
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS... What's the latest recidivism rate? (18%) How much does it cost to incarcerate an inmate for a year? ($17,958) As a victim, can I be notified if a prisoner is released? (Yes) More information.
Prison Rehabilitative Industries and Diversified Enterprises (PRIDE)
Nine Misconceptions about Florida Prisons
Frequently Asked Questions
Employee Awards
Statistical Overview 1996-1997
Agency Directory
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