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Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Press Release
May 12, 2015
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Contact: Florida Department of Corrections Communications Office
(850) 488-0420

Wakulla Correctional Institution to hold Faith and Character Based Residential Program Graduation

WHAT: The Faith and Character Based Residential Program provides an opportunity for offenders to change criminal thinking and behavior through an emphasis on spiritual, moral and character development and life-skills training. Fifty inmates will graduate this Friday after completing the required 1,220 program hours. This program prepares inmates with valuable training to help them successfully re-enter Florida’s communities.
WHEN: Friday, May 15 9 a.m. EST
WHERE: Wakulla Correctional Institution – Main Unit Chapel
110 Melaleuca Drive
Crawfordville, Florida 32327
CONTACT: If you wish to attend the Prison Pups N Pals graduation ceremony, please contact the Department of Corrections’ Office of Communications at (850) 488‑0420 as soon as possible, as attendees will need to complete and submit a Media Access Form.

Please note: No video or photos may be taken without the prior consent and approval from Department staff at the event. No cell phones or cameras will be permitted inside the institution.


As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs more than 22,000 members statewide, incarcerates more than 100,000 inmates and supervises nearly 146,000 offenders in the community.

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