April 10, 2018
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) is proud to recognize National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) during April 8-14. The Department will participate with other state agencies and victims’ organizations in several events for staff and members of the public in support of the annual observance.
Secretary Julie Jones said, “Crime victims and survivors deserve support to continue living a meaningful life, undeterred by the harmful actions taken against them. At the Department, we are committed to doing our part to ensure justice and promote positive outcomes for any individual victimized by the crimes of another.”
In honor of NCVRW, the Department is taking part in the following:
NCVRW is celebrated every year in April and is dedicated to promoting awareness about victimization as well as inspiring communities to honor crime victims and advocate on their behalf.
For more information on FDC’s Office of Victim Services, 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.