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Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Press Release
August 26, 2012
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Department of Corrections Cancels Additional Visitation and Events at Facilities Due to Isaac

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Ken Tucker announced today the cancellation of visitation at several Florida Corrections’ facilities due to weather from the weather system named Isacc.

The following facilities visitation is cancelled until further notice:

(Newly noticed)

  • Bay City Work Camp
  • Panama City Work Release Center
  • Pensacola Work Release Center
  • Berrydale Forestry Camp

(Previously noticed)

  • Charlotte Correctional Institution
  • Martin Correctional Institution
  • West Palm Beach Work Release Center
  • Atlantic Work Release Center
  • Ft. Pierce Work Release Center
  • Glades Work Camp
  • Sago Palm Re-Entry Center
  • South Bay Correctional Institution
  • Moore Haven Correctional Institution
  • Okeechobee Correctional Institution
  • Desoto Annex
  • Desoto Work Camp
  • Arcadia Road Prison
  • Hardee Correctional Institution
  • Bridges of Pompano Work Release Center
  • Pompano Transition Center
  • Hollywood Work Release Center
  • Miami North Work Release Center
  • Opa Locka Work Release Center
  • South Florida Reception Center (SFRC)
  • Dade Correctional Institution
  • Homestead Correctional Institution
  • Everglades Correctional Institution
  • Big Pine Key Road Prison
  • Tarpon Springs Work Release Center
  • Largo Residential
  • Largo Road Prison
  • St. Pete Work Release Center
  • Pinellas Work Release Center
  • Suncoast Work Release Center
  • Bradenton Transition
  • Ft. Myers Work Camp

The Heartworm Assistance Rehabilitation Training (HART) dog program graduation currently scheduled at the Wakulla Correctional Institution on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. is cancelled. New event information will be provided at a future date. 

New facility closings and information about reinstated visitation will be posted on the Department’s web, Facebook and Twitter sites.

For more information about the Department and their facilities and programs, visit our website at

As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs more than 25,000 members statewide, oversees more than 100,000 inmates and supervises nearly 150,000 offenders in the community.

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