Press Office
(850) 488-0420 

The Office of Communications is responsible for providing accurate, transparent and timely information about the Department and its facilities to inquiring members of the media. The team assists media in understanding Florida's correctional system, facilitates media engagement at institutional events and coordinates inmate interviews in line with FDC policy and state laws.

Major FDC Press Releases and Announcements
06/01/23 Officer Arrested at Walton Correctional Institution
05/08/23 FDC Celebrates Florida Correctional Employees Week
05/03/23 UPDATED 05/03/23: Media Briefing Schedule for Execution of Darryl Barwick
04/21/23 FDC Announces First Statewide Female Services Administrator
04/12/23 UPDATED 04/12/23: Media Briefing Schedule for Execution of Louis Gaskin
03/22/23 Former Florida Inmate Arrested for Using Drones to Traffic Narcotics into Correctional Facilities
03/16/23 FDC Expands Interactive Dashboard for Law Enforcement Agencies
03/08/23 Officer Arrested at Taylor Correctional Institution
02/23/23 UPDATED 02/23/23: Media Briefing Schedule for Execution of Donald Dillbeck
02/06/23 Nine FDC Correctional Institutions Earn Reaccreditation by the American Correctional Association
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Staff Assaults OIG Arrests
Visitor Contraband Media Policies