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Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Press Release
December 16, 2016
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(850) 488-0420

Visitation Cancelled at Sumter Correctional Institution this Weekend

BUSHNELL, Fla. – The Florida Department of Corrections today announced the cancellation of weekend visitation at Sumter Correctional Institution for Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18. Inmates will be given increased phone access to allow the notification of families and friends.

Visitation for the Sumter Work Camp will not be affected and will proceed during normal hours.

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As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs 24,000 members statewide, incarcerates approximately 99,000 inmates and supervises nearly 140,000 offenders in the community.

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