Lockdown Lifted, FDC Institutions Resume Normal Operations
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) today announced that normal operations have resumed at all institutions, following a statewide partial lockdown and cancellation of visitation.
FDC Secretary Julie Jones said, “We made a planned, strategic decision to take proactive action to uphold our mission to protect public safety and keep our staff and inmates safe. I am confident the measures taken were not only necessary but effective. I am incredibly proud of our team across the Department for joining together to enhance the safety of our facilities and prevent any major disturbances from taking place.”