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Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

FDC Press Releases and Announcements

12/31/15 Inaugural FIDO Project Class Graduation At Marion Correctional Institution
12/29/15 Former Health Care Worker Arrested Following OIG Investigation
12/23/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: NBC 6 Miami: Kids Visit Inmate Dads at Everglades Correctional Institution
12/23/15 FDC Staff Delivers Gifts to Guardian ad Litem Children
12/18/15 Visitation Cancelled at Apalachee Correctional Institution this Weekend
12/18/15 Visitation Cancelled at Gulf Correctional Institution this Weekend
12/15/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Ocala Star Banner: Lowell program benefits young inmates, local nonprofits
12/14/15 Florida Department of Corrections Responds to Miami Herald Articles on Lowell Correctional Institution
12/08/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED… NFCC Public Safety Academy Honors Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Graduates
12/07/15 DAWGS in Prison Graduation to be held at Gulf Forestry Camp
11/30/15 Statement Ragarding Corizon Health
11/30/15 Florida Department of Corrections Holds Rapid Response Team Competition
11/25/15 Correctional Officer Arrested During OIG Investigation
11/23/15 Governor Scott’s Florida First Budget Aims to Make Florida First in Safety for Prisons and Communities
11/17/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Miami Herald: Prison writing program builds communication — and confidence
11/11/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: WCTV: State Corrections Program Rehabs Both Dogs and Inmates
11/10/15 Florida Department of Corrections Honors America’s Veterans
11/10/15 Returning Hearts Celebration Reunites Inmates with Families
11/10/15 Paws on Parole Graduation to be held at Gainesville Work Camp
11/06/15 H.A.R.T. Graduation to be held at Wakulla Work Camp
11/05/15 Correctional Officer Arrested During OIG Investigation
11/03/15 FDC Employees Graduate from Senior Leadership Program
10/28/15 Florida Department of Corrections to Focus on Public Safety and Offender Supervision During Halloween
10/28/15 Updated! Media Briefings Scheduled for Execution of Jerry Correll
10/21/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: First Coast News: K9 team finds missing Fort White senior
10/20/15 Prison Pups N Pals Graduation Ceremony to be held at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp
10/19/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Villages Daily Sun: Prisoners honored for military service
10/19/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Ocala StarBanner: Toastmasters program at prison helps men now and later
10/15/15 Honor Flight to be held at Sumter Correctional Institution
10/14/15 Inmates Receive Master Gardener Certifications
10/13/15 DAWGS in Prison Graduation to be held at Gulf Forestry Camp
10/08/15 Florida Department of Corrections Office of Inspector General Earns Accreditation
10/07/15 Probationary Correctional Officer Arrested During OIG Investigation
10/06/15 Paws for Veterans Graduation Ceremony to be held at Central Florida Reception Center
10/05/15 GED Graduation to be held at Central Florida Reception Center
10/02/15 Correctional Officer in Training Arrested Following OIG Investigation
10/01/15 SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: The Miami Herald Ignores Facts, Attacks FDC Employees
10/01/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Miami Herald: Reported use of force declines in Florida prisons
09/30/15 Correctional Officers Arrested Following OIG Investigations
09/25/15 Former Correctional Officer Arrested Following Investigation
09/21/15 Former Correctional Officer Arrested Following Use of Force Incident
09/15/15 Paws on Parole Graduation Ceremony to be Held at Gainesville Work Camp
09/14/15 FDC Wardens Graduate from a National Program Focused on Creating Safer Prisons
09/11/15 Correctional Officer Arrested in Madison County
09/10/15 Use of Force Audit Reflects DOC's Efforts to Increase Safety in Florida Prisons
09/10/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Highlands Today: Prison nursery program continues to grow
09/08/15 Department of Corrections Participates in a CareerSource Hiring Event - Live Oak
09/08/15 Department of Corrections Participates in a CareerSource Hiring Event - Taylor Technical Institute
08/29/15 Visitation to Resume at South Florida Facilities
08/28/15 *PHOTO RELEASE* Santa Rosa Correctional Institution’s Cabinetry Program Provides Desks to Local Elementary School
08/28/15 Visitation Cancelled at Everglades Correctional Institution this Weekend
08/28/15 Visitation Cancelled at Homestead Correctional Institution this Weekend
08/28/15 Visitation Cancelled at South Florida Reception Center this Weekend
08/28/15 Visitation Cancelled at Dade Correctional Institution this Weekend
08/28/15 Visitation Cancelled at Martin Correctional Institution this Weekend
08/27/15 Correctional Officer Arrested in Okaloosa County
08/26/15 Correctional Officers Arrested Following Investigation
08/24/15 Prison Pups N Pals Graduation Ceremony to Be Held at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp
08/20/15 Visitation Cancelled at Jefferson Correctional Institution this Weekend
08/19/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Gainesville Sun: Bystander saves life of man in traffic crash
08/17/15 41st DAWGS in Prison Graduation at Gulf Forestry Camp
08/14/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Tallahassee Democrat: Wakulla inmates bond with their children
08/10/15 CARE Graduation to Be Held at Baker Correctional Institution Work Camp
08/07/15 Correctional Officers Graduate from Florida Leadership Academy
08/04/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Santa Rosa’s Press Gazette: Local inmates bring artistic talents to area schools
07/28/15 Correctional Officer Arrested During Investigation
07/24/15 Visitation Cancelled at Hardee Correctional Institution this Weekend
07/23/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: WKMG Orlando: Inmates, shelter dogs benefit from Osceola County training program
07/21/15 Probation Officers Partner with Fellow Law Enforcement Agencies to Keep Florida Safe
07/16/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: NBC Miami: Special Event Reunites Inmates With Their Children
07/16/15 Florida Department of Corrections Highlights Probation Officers
07/14/15 40th Paws on Parole Graduation Ceremony to be held at Gainesville Work Camp
07/14/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Tallahassee Democrat: Wakulla inmates perform in Behind the Wire choir
07/13/15 Governor Rick Scott Recognizes July 12-18 as Probation, Parole, and Community Supervision Week
07/10/15 The Florida Department of Corrections Office of Inspector General Seeks Accreditation
07/10/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: First Coast News: Parenting from Prison: Breaking the cycle at Baker Correctional
07/09/15 Governor Rick Scott Signs Executive Order Promoting Innovation and Accountability at Florida Department of Corrections
07/06/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Daytona Beach News-Journal: Prisoners, dogs get second chance at Tomoka Correctional Institution
07/02/15 Community Work Squads Benefit Florida's Communities and Inmates
06/30/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: WFSU: Sorry New York, Florida Escapes Drop By Almost Half
06/29/15 Prison Pups N Pals Graduation Ceremony to Be Held at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp
06/29/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Tampa Tribune: Vietnam Veterans chapter honored
06/26/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: WFLA: Tampa bay kids spend day with dads in prison
06/24/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Washington County News: NWFRC K-9 team apprehends suspect in vehicle theft
06/24/15 Hardee Correctional Institution to Host Florida Department of Corrections’ First Accredited Seminary Program
06/23/15 WHAT THEY ARE SAYING… FLORIDA CORRECTIONAL STAKEHOLDERS APPLAUD GOVERNOR SCOTT’S “KEEP FLORIDA WORKING” BUDGET
06/23/15 Baker Re-Entry Center Holds First Commencement Ceremony for GED Program Graduates
06/23/15 40th DAWGS in Prison Graduation at Gulf Forestry Camp
06/22/15 Palm Beach Post: Editorial: Corrections chief Jones sets course to rehabilitate inmates
06/16/15 18th HART Graduation to Be Held at Wakulla Work Camp
06/12/15 Florida Department of Corrections Officers Earn Academic Scholarships
06/12/15 Florida Department of Corrections' Canine Units Excel at National Competition
06/10/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Holmes County Times Advertiser: Correctional officer saves woman from fire
06/09/15 Charlotte Correctional Institution to hold Memorial Service for Fallen Correctional Officer Darla K. Lathrem
06/09/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Sun Sentinel: Florida Department of Corrections embraces transformative rehabilitation
06/08/15 Hernando Correctional Institution to hold Faith and Character Based Residential Program Graduation
06/02/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Bay News 9: Former inmates say goodbye to Hillsborough Correctional Institution
05/30/15 Inmate Telephone Service Disruption Updates
05/29/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Star: The nose knows
05/28/15 Lafayette County School Board Thanks Mayo C.I. Work Squads
05/25/15 Florida Department of Corrections Thanks America’s Heroes on Memorial Day
05/22/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Panama City News Herald: ‘Unsung Hero’ honored by Gulf Correctional Institution
05/22/15 Florida Department of Corrections Holds Supervisory Leadership Training
05/19/15 Florida Department of Corrections Participates in Hire Our Heroes Event
05/18/15 CARE Graduation to Be Held at Baker Correctional Institution Work Camp
05/13/15 *PHOTO RELEASE* Florida Department of Corrections Honors Fallen Officers
05/12/15 Wakulla Correctional Institution to hold Faith and Character Based Residential Program Graduation
05/08/15 Governor Rick Scott Issues Executive Order Reforming Florida Prisons
05/08/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: First Coast News: Guards' arrests shows new accountability in Florida prisons
05/05/15 Madison and Hamilton Correctional Institutions Host a Joint Hiring Event
05/05/15 Governor Rick Scott Proclaims May 3-9 as Florida Correctional Employees Week
05/04/15 Secretary Julie Jones Urges Medical Examiner to Release Findings
05/04/15 Prison Pups N Pals Graduation Ceremony to Be Held at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp
04/27/15 39th DAWGS in Prison Graduation at Gulf Forestry Camp
04/23/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Star: From small town to big city
04/20/15 Second Chances Farm 15th Anniversary being held at Lowell Correctional Institution
04/20/15 Florida Department of Corrections Observes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week
04/17/15 Visitation Cancelled at Suwannee Correctional Institution Annex this Weekend
04/14/15 DOC Partners with National Guard and Reserves to Hire Veterans and Military Personnel
04/10/15 Vocational Re-Entry Program Provides Cabinetry, Countertops to New Homeless Center
04/06/15 Florida Department of Corrections Joins Violence Reduction Partnership Initiative
~Office of Community Corrections Partners to Host South Florida Re-Entry Center Hub~
04/03/15 American Legion National Commander Michael Helm visits Charlotte Correctional Institution
04/02/15 Statement Regarding the Arrest of DOC Employees
04/01/15 Florida Department of Corrections Participates in the 30th Annual Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run
03/25/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Villages Daily Sun: Volunteers, Inmates help touch the lives of many through crafting
03/23/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Lake City Reporter: Pooches, prisoners get second chances
03/16/15 Florida Legislative Black Caucus Visits Wakulla Correctional Institution
03/16/15 Florida Department of Corrections Canine Teams Win at Regional Competition
03/13/15 Visitation Cancelled at Martin Correctional Institution this Weekend
03/12/15 Visitation Cancelled at Mayo Correctional Institution – Annex this Weekend
03/12/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Star: Finding fur-ever homes
03/11/15 Prison Pups N Pals Graduation Ceremony to Be Held at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp
03/11/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Tallahassee Democrat: Julie Jones: DOC changing from the inside out
03/10/15 Children of Inmates League of Superheroes Induction of New Members
03/10/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: WMBB: DAWGS in Prison Graduation
03/03/15 38th DAWGS in Prison Graduation at Gulf Forestry Camp
03/03/15 Paws for Veterans’ First Graduation Ceremony to Be Held at Central Florida Reception Center
02/26/15 Statement Regarding Death at Apalachee C.I.
02/24/15 Walton Correctional Institution Collaborates with Local Partners to Focus on Re-Entry
02/23/15 Florida Department of Corrections Announces Intention to Re-bid Health Care Contracts
02/17/15 DOC Participates in a WorkSource Hiring Event
02/17/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: North Escambia: Century Correctional Builds Picnic Tables for Local School at $5k Savings
02/16/15 Martin Correctional Institution Inmate Veterans Program Honors Korean War Veteran
02/16/15 DOC Partners with National Guard to Hire Veterans and Military Personnel
02/09/15 16th HART Graduation to Be Held at Wakulla Work Camp
02/09/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Miami Herald: Letters to the Editor: Let DOC's Jones Work
02/06/15 CARE Graduation to be held at Baker Correctional Institution Work Camp
02/05/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: North Escambia: Five Questions for Florida DOC Secretary Julie Jones
02/04/15 Secretary's (Budget) Speaking Points
01/29/15 Department of Corrections Employees Win Six Prudential Productivity Awards
01/28/15 Governor Scott’s “KEEP FLORIDA WORKING” Budget Reduces Recidivism, Increases Safety and Security for Florida Communities
01/14/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Washington County News: Top Dogs: K-9 teams at the ready to protect and serve
01/14/15 Updated! Media Briefings Scheduled for Execution of Johnny Kormondy
01/09/15 “Prison Pals N Pups” Graduation Ceremony to Be Held at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp
01/05/15 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Pensacola Today: Veterans Dorm gives inmates a fighting chance at change


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