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Julie L. Jones, Secretary

FDC Press Releases and Announcements

10/20/17 FDC Expands Faith and Character Residential Program
10/16/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event at Calhoun Correctional Institution
10/10/17 FDC Assault Advisories | October 3 – 9, 2017
10/10/17 FDC Assault Advisories | September 26 – October 2, 2017
10/6/17 Visitation Cancelled in Florida Panhandle in Response to Tropical Storm Nate
10/6/17 Former Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
10/5/17 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officers at Suwannee Annex
10/5/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event at Okaloosa Correctional Institution
10/3/17 Media Briefing Schedule for Execution of Michael Lambrix
10/2/17 Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
10/2/17 Former Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
10/2/17 Former Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
09/28/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event at Apalachee Correctional Institution
09/27/17 FDC Assault Advisories | September 5 - 25, 2017
09/22/17 Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
09/20/17 Former Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
09/20/17 FDC Resumes Weekend Visitation
09/20/17 Correctional Officer Criminally Charged Following OIG Investigation
09/14/17 FDC Continues to Respond to Hurricane Irma, Visitation Cancelled
09/14/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event at Wakulla Correctional Institution
09/14/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution
09/12/17 State Office Closures for September 13
09/12/17 Update for Individuals on Community Supervision
09/12/17 State Offices OPEN on Tuesday, September 12
09/11/17 Hurricane Irma Update for Families
09/10/17 Gov. Scott Statement Regarding the Loss of Hardee County Deputy and Florida Department of Corrections Employee
09/10/17 FDC Responds to Hurricane Irma, Additional Evacuations Announced
09/10/17 Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Irma Preparedness and Response Efforts as Storm Impacts Florida
09/09/17 FDC Responds to Hurricane Irma, Additional Evacuations Announced
09/08/17 FDC Responds to Hurricane Irma, Additional Evacuations Announced
09/07/17 FDC Responds to Hurricane Irma
09/07/17 Governor Scott Closes All K-12 Public Schools, State Colleges, State Universities and State Offices to Begin Preparations Immediately
09/07/17 Gov. Scott Issues Updates on Hurricane Irma Preparedness
09/06/17 FDC Responds to Hurricane Irma, Visitation Cancelled
09/05/17 Gov. Scott Directs State Offices to be Closed Friday in Preparation for Hurricane Irma
09/05/17 FDC Assault Advisories | August 29 –September 4, 2017
08/30/17 FDC Assault Advisories | August 22 - 28, 2017
08/29/17 Correctional Staff Arrested Following OIG Investigation
08/25/17 FDC Assault Advisories | August 15 - 21, 2017
08/22/17 Media Briefing Schedule for Execution of Mark Asay – Updated 08/24/17
08/22/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Veterans Job Fair
08/22/17 FDC Celebrates Dog Program Graduation at Baker CI
08/21/17 Lockdown Lifted, FDC Institutions Resume Normal Operations
08/16/17 Weekend Visitation Cancelled Statewide to Ensure Safety
08/16/17 FDC Assault Advisories | August 8 – 14, 2017
08/11/17 FDC Launches Nature Imagery Program for Inmates
08/11/17 Weekend Visitation Canceled at Jackson Correctional Institution
08/10/17 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officers at Hamilton CI
08/10/17 FDC Announces Hiring Bonuses
08/09/17 FDC Celebrates Dog Program Graduates at Tomoka CI
08/08/17 FDC Assault Advisories | August 1 – 7, 2017
08/04/17 Weekend Visitation Canceled at Jefferson Correctional Institution
08/04/17 Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
08/03/17 Weekend Visitation Canceled at Jackson Correctional Institution
08/01/17 FDC Assault Advisories | July 25 – July 31, 2017
07/31/17 Correctional Staff Arrested Following OIG Investigation
07/28/17 Weekend Visitation Canceled at Everglades Correctional Institution
07/25/17 FDC Assault Advisories | July 18 – July 24, 2017
07/20/17 Statement on Offender O.J. Simpson
07/20/17 Weekend Visitation Canceled at Wakulla Annex
07/20/17 FDC Assault Advisories | July 11 – July 17, 2017
07/17/17 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Wakulla Annex
07/17/17 Governor Rick Scott Proclaims Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week
07/12/17 Update on Lowell C.I.
07/12/17 FDC Celebrates Graduation of Hardee Hero Hounds at Hardee CI
07/12/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event at Holmes Correctional Institution
07/11/17 FDC Assault Advisories | July 4 - July 10, 2017
07/10/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Ocala Hiring Event
07/05/17 FDC Assault Advisories | June 26 - July 3, 2017
06/30/17 FDC Bolsters Mental Health Services to Increase Safety, Improve Treatment in Institutions Statewide
06/29/17 Correctional Staff Arrested Following OIG Investigation
06/27/17 FDC Assault Advisories | June 20 - 26, 2017
06/27/17 FDC Celebrates Dog Program Graduation at Hernando CI
06/26/17 FDC Celebrates Dog Program Graduation at Gulf Forestry Camp
06/23/17 Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
06/21/17 FDC Assault Advisories | June 13 - 19, 2017
06/21/17 FDC, Florida Gateway College Host Second Chance Pell Pilot Program Open House
06/21/17 Statement Regarding Gulf C.I. Annex
06/19/17 Correctional Staff Arrested Following OIG Investigation
06/19/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event at Columbia Correctional Institution
06/16/17 Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
06/15/17 FDC, Florida Gateway College to Host Open House for Second Chance Pell Pilot Program at Columbia CI
06/15/17 FDC Applauds Governor Scott, Legislature for Unanimous Passage of HB 1201, HB 1203 and HB 7091
06/14/17 FDC HIPAA Notice - Glades Correctional Institution
06/14/17 Former Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
06/13/17 FDC Assault Advisories | June 6 - 12, 2017
06/12/17 Former Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
06/06/17 Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
06/06/17 FDC Assault Advisories | May 30 - June 5, 2017
06/05/17 Inmate Arrested After Assaulting Officer at Cross City Correctional Institution
06/05/17 Florida Department of Corrections Launches Compass 100
06/05/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Ocala Hiring Event
06/05/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event for Columbia Correctional Institution
06/01/17 FDC Receives American Psychological Association Re-Accreditation
05/30/17 FDC Assault Advisories | May 23 - 30, 2017
05/25/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Gainesville Job Fair
05/24/17 FDC Assault Advisories | May 16 - 22, 2017
05/23/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event at Columbia Correctional Institution
05/18/17 Correctional Officers Arrested Following OIG Investigation
05/17/17 Florida Department of Corrections Honors Fallen Officers and Employees *Photo Release*
05/17/17 FDC Assault Advisories | May 9 - 15, 2017
05/16/17 FDC Celebrates Dog Program Graduation at Baker CI
05/15/17 Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
05/15/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Honor Fallen Officers at Wakulla CI
05/10/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event for Liberty Correctional Institution
05/09/17 FDC Assault Advisories | May 2 - 8, 2017
05/05/17 Governor Rick Scott Proclaims Florida Correctional Employees Week
05/04/17 Statement Regarding Century CI and Dade CI Captures
05/03/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event for Holmes Correctional Institution
05/03/17 FDC Celebrates Graduation of Hardee Hero Hounds at Hardee CI
05/03/17 Correctional Sergeant Arrested Following OIG Investigation
05/03/17 FDC Assault Advisories | April 25 - May 1, 2017
05/01/17 FDC Celebrates Dog Program Graduation at Gulf Forestry Camp
05/01/17 Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
04/26/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event for Northwest Florida Reception Center
04/25/17 FDC Assault Advisories | April 18 - 24, 2017
04/20/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event for Columbia Correctional Institution
04/19/17 FDC Assault Advisories | April 11 - 17, 2017
04/19/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event at Century Correctional Institution
04/14/17 Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
04/13/17 FDC Assault Advisories | April 4 - 10, 2017
04/12/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event at Gulf Correctional Institution
04/05/17 FDC Celebrates Dog Program Graduates at Tomoka CI
04/05/17 FDC Assault Advisories | March 28 - April 3, 2017
03/30/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event at Franklin Correctional Institution
03/29/17 FDC Assault Advisories | March 21 - 27, 2017
03/24/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event for Taylor Correctional Institution
03/24/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event for Suwannee Correctional Institution
03/22/17 FDC Assault Advisories | March 14 - 20, 2017
03/17/17 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Port St. Joe Star: Healing DAWGS
03/16/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Participate in CareerSource Hiring Event
03/16/17 Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
03/15/17 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Tampa Bay Times: Hardee Correctional inmates help greyhounds transition from track to home
03/14/17 FDC Assault Advisories | March 7 - 13, 2017
03/10/17 Correctional Officer Criminally Charged Following OIG Investigation
03/08/17 FDC Assault Advisories | February 28 - March 6, 2017
03/02/17 FDC Assault Advisories | February 21 - 27, 2017
03/01/17 Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
02/23/17 Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
02/22/17 FDC Celebrates Dog Program Graduation at Central Florida Reception Center
02/22/17 FDC Celebrates Graduation of Hardee Hero Hounds at Hardee CI
02/22/17 FDC Assault Advisories | February 14 - 20, 2017
02/21/17 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: WFSU: Website Changes, Officer Training Among Fla. Prison Agency's Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts
02/15/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event for Columbia Correctional Institution
02/14/17 FDC Assault Advisories | February 7 - 13, 2017
02/13/17 Correctional Sergeant Arrested Following OIG Investigation
02/08/17 Correctional Sergeant Arrested Following OIG Investigation
02/08/17 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: WMFE: Probation Officers To Get Training To Combat Human Trafficking
02/07/17 FDC Assault Advisories | January 31 - February 6, 2017
02/07/17 FDC Celebrates Dog Program Graduates at Baker CI
02/02/17 Correctional Staff Arrested Following OIG Investigation
02/02/17 FDC Assault Advisories | January 24 - 30, 2017
01/31/17 Governor Scott's Fighting for Florida's Future Budget Fights to Ensure Continued Safety in Prisons and Communities
01/31/17 FDC Celebrates Dog Program Graduates at Tomoka CI
01/30/17 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event at Columbia Correctional Institution
01/30/17 Florida Department of Corrections Works to Prevent Human Trafficking
01/24/17 Governor Scott Honors Two Polk Correctional Institution Officers with Medals of Heroism
01/24/17 FDC Assault Advisories | January 17 - 23, 2017
01/19/17 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Port St. Joe Star: A golden moment
01/18/17 FDC Assault Advisories | January 10 - 16, 2017
01/18/17 FDC Announces Increase in Educational Credentials Awarded
01/10/17 FDC Assault Advisories | January 3 - 9, 2017
01/10/17 FDC Celebrates Dog Program Graduation at Gulf Forestry Camp
01/06/17 Correctional Officer Arrested by FDC Office of Inspector General
01/05/17 Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
01/04/17 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Jackson Correctional Institution
01/04/17 FDC Celebrates Dog Program Graduation at Okeechobee Work Camp
01/03/17 Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation

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