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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
05/20/22 ICYMI: Inmates at Polk Correctional Institution receive diplomas, certifications
05/02/22 FDC Celebrates Correctional Employees Week
04/29/22 Statement Regarding Officer Arrests
04/22/22 FDC Recognizes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week
04/22/22 Hernando Correctional Institution Population Change
04/21/22 Florida Department of Corrections Honors Fallen Officers at Wakulla CI
04/15/22 Florida Department of Corrections to Honor Fallen at Wakulla CI
04/14/22 ICYMI: Polk County Sheriff’s Office coordinates multi-agency year-long “Sex Money Murder” gang racketeering investigation; 41 charged

Additional announcements and press releases are available.
Please visit the FDC Press Releases and Announcements page.

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