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Press Release
January 22, 2018
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FDC Continues Normal Operations

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) continues normal operations in all of our institutions across the state.

Despite recent reports, prisons and institutions across the state have had no interruption to daily operations. There were no inmate work stoppages or strikes.

There were two instances of citizen protests outside of the Reception and Medical Center and FDC’s headquarters office. For our statement regarding the protest at our headquarters, click here.

For more information regarding our canteen prices, click here.


As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs 24,000 members statewide, incarcerates approximately 97,000 inmates and supervises nearly 167,000 offenders in the community.

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