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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Facilities on June 30, 2003

Summary of Florida State
Correctional Facilities

Florida correctional facilities are divided into major institutions, work camps, work release centers and road prisons. The classification of inmates into these different facilities takes into account the seriousness of their offenses, length of sentence, time remaining to serve, prior criminal record, escape history, prison adjustment, and other factors. The most serious offenders with the longest sentences and those least likely to adjust to institutional life are placed in more secure facilities.

SUMMARY
Facility Summary Total Male Female Both Population on June 30, 2003 Percentage of Population
Correctional Institutions*
56
51
4
1
64,774
83.8%
Work Camps, Stand Alone Work/Forestry Camps,
36
35
1
0
9,682
12.5%
Treatment Centers
2
2
0
0
143
0.2%
Work Release Centers
24
18
6
0
2,262
2.9%
Road Prisons
5
5
0
0
411
0.5%
Total Facilities
123
111
11
1
77,272
99.9%
Contract Jail Beds
 
 
 
 
44
0.1%
Population Total
 
 
 
 
77,316
100.0%

* Institutions with separate units and hospitals are counted as one institution. These institutions are Apalachee East and West units; CFRC Main, East and South units; Dade CI Main and Annex units; DeSoto Annex and Hendry Annex; Gulf CI Main and Annex units; Hamilton CI Main and Annex units; Liberty CI and Quincy Annex; Lowell CI, Lowell Annex and Boot Camp units; New River CI East and West units; Reception and Medical Center (formerly NFRC) Main and West units; South Florida Reception Center (SFRC) and SFRC South; Sumter CI and Boot Camp units; and Taylor CI Main and Annex units. The total includes five private correctional facilities.

Correctional Institutions are prisons with fences, razor wire or ribbon, electronic detection systems, perimeter towers with armed correctional officers and/or officers in roving perimeter vehicles. Contrary to popular belief, most of these inmates do not reside in cells, but in open bay dormitories with bunk beds. Some exceptions include those confined for disciplinary or security reasons, and those on death row. These facilities are divided into seven levels of security ranging from minimum custody facilities to maximum custody facilities. About 84 percent of the Florida prison population is housed in a major institution.

Correctional Institutions (CI's)
Year Open Facility Code Facility Gender Population Type Security Level County Population on June 30, 2003
REGION 1
1959
101
Apalachee CI - West Unit
M
A
4
Jackson
668
1949
102
Apalachee CI - East Unit
M
A
4
Jackson
1,020
1991
103
Jefferson CI
M
A
4
Jefferson
999
1991
104
Jackson CI
M
A
5
Jackson
1,272
1988
105
Calhoun CI
M
A
4
Calhoun
1,068
1991
106
Century CI
M
A
5
Escambia
1,330
1988
107
Holmes CI
M
A
4
Holmes
1,143
1991
108
Walton CI
M
A
4
Walton
1,127
1992
109
Gulf CI
M
A
5
Gulf
1,324
1995
110
Washington CI
M
A
5
Washington
1,201
1995
111

Gadsden CI (Private)
Corrections Corp. of Amer.

F
A
{3}
Gadsden
983
1995
112
Bay CF (Private)
Corrections Corp. of Amer.
M
A
{3}
Bay
746
1983
115
Okaloosa CI
M
A
5
Okaloosa
869
1997
118
Wakulla CI
M
A
4
Wakulla
1,268
1996
119
Santa Rosa CI
M
A
6
Santa Rosa
698
1988
120
Liberty CI
M
A
4
Liberty
1,144
1973
139
Quincy Annex (supervised by Liberty CI)
M
A
4
Gadsden
395
1999
150
Gulf CI-Annex
M
A
5
Gulf
1,310
1989
216
Madison CI
M
A
4
Madison
1,186
REGION 2
1992
201
Columbia CI
M
A
5
Columbia
1,342
1972
205
Florida State Prison - Main Unit
M
A
7
Bradford
1,065
1982
206
New River CI - West
M
A
4
Bradford
787
1990
208
Reception & Medical Center - West Unit*
M
RC
4
Union
879
1968
209
Reception & Medical Center - Main Unit*
M
RC
6
Union
1,317
1982
210
New River CI - East
M
A
4
Bradford
999
1973
211
Cross City CI
M
A
5
Dixie
790
1984
212
Mayo CI
M
A
5
Lafayette
971
1913
213
Union CI
M
A
7
Union
1,814
1984
214
Putnam CI
M
A
4
Putnam
446
1987
215
Hamilton CI
M
A
4
Hamilton
1,162
1995
218
Taylor CI
M
A
5
Taylor
1,212
1997
219
Lake City CF (Private) Corrections Corp. of America
M
YO
{4}
Columbia
349
2002
224
Taylor CI - Annex
M
YO
4
Taylor
480
1995
250
Hamilton CI-Annex
M
A
4
Hamilton
1,359
1977
255
Lawtey CI
M
A
3
Bradford
799
1991
277
Gainesville CI
M
A
2
Alachua
368
1978
279
Baker CI
M
A
5
Baker
1,147
1979
281
Lancaster CI
M
YO
3
Gilchrist
551
REGION 3
1981
282
Tomoka CI
M
A
5
Volusia
1,107
1959
304
Marion CI
M
A
4
Marion
1,133
1965
307
Sumter CI
M
A
5
Sumter
1,341
1987
308
Sumter BTU (Boot Camp)
M
YO
2
Sumter
83
1978
310
Brevard CI
M
YO
4
Brevard
1,009
1973
312
Lake CI
M
A
5
Lake
1,090
1956
314
Lowell CI
F
RC
4
Marion
780
1988
320
Central Florida Reception Ctr-Main Unit
M
RC
6
Orange
1,639
1991
321
Central Florida Reception Ctr-East Unit
M
RC
4
Orange
726
1992
323
Central Florida Reception Ctr-So. Unit
M
A
5
Orange
123
1992
336
Hernando CI
F
YO, A
2
Hernando
375
1997
366
Lowell CI - Women's Boot Camp
F
YO
2
Marion
9
2002
367
Lowell Annex
F
A
2
Marion
678
1957
503
Avon Park CI
M
A
4
Polk
885
1976
529
Hillsborough CI
M
YO
4
Hillsborough
306
1977
573
Zephyrhills CI
M
A
5
Pasco
625
1978
580
Polk CI
M
A
5
Polk
1,190
REGION 4
1995
401
Everglades CI
M
A
5
Miami-Dade
1,449
1985
402
South Florida Reception Ctr- Main Unit
M
RC
6
Miami-Dade
1,039
2002
403
South Florida Reception Ctr- South Unit
M
A
4
Miami-Dade
137
1995
404
Okeechobee CI
M
A
6
Okeechobee
1,486
1997
405
South Bay CF (Private) Wackenhut Corp.
M
A
{5}
Palm Beach
1,316
1932
406
Glades CI
M
A
4
Palm Beach
897
1976
418
Indian River CI
M
YO
4
Indian River
372
1976
419
Dade CI*
F
A
4
Miami-Dade
646
1985
430
Martin CI
M
A
6
Martin
890
1996
463
Dade CI-Annex**
M
A
5
Miami-Dade
1,149
1977
475
Broward CI
F
RC
7
Broward
752
1991
501
Hardee CI
M
A
6
Hardee
1,279
1969
564
DeSoto Annex
M
A
4
DeSoto
1,316
1989
510
Charlotte CI
M
A
6
Charlotte
545
1995
511
Moore Haven CF (Private) Wackenhut Corp.
M
A
{3}
Glades
751
1979
576
Hendry Annex (supervised by DeSoto Annex)
M
A
5
Hendry
63
{ } Indicates comparable security level under DC criteria
* Dade CI was renamed Homestead CI on July 1, 2003
** Dade CI - Annex was renamed Dade CI on July 1, 2003.

Gender and Type:   Security Level
M: Houses Male Inmates RC: Reception Center A: Adult Facility   1. Minimum Custody 4,5,6: Close Custody
F: Houses Female Inmates YO: Youthful Offender     2, 3: Medium Custody 7: Maximum Custody

Work Camps, Forestry Camps and Drug Treatment Centers

Work/Forestry Camps are minimum to medium custody facilities surrounded by fences and razor ribbon. Inmates are usually transferred to a work camp after completing part of their sentences at a correctional institution and demonstrating satisfactory adjustment. Most of these work camps are located next to correctional institutions so that they can share facilities like laundry and health services. The inmates housed at these facilities may be assigned to community and public work squads. Their jobs include cleaning up roadways and rights-of-way, performing grounds and building maintenance, painting, building construction projects, moving state offices and cleaning up forests. About 12.5% percent of the prison population reside in work camps.

Work Camps (Adjacent to Major Institutions)
Year Open Facility Code Facility Gender Population Type Security Level County Population on June 30, 2003
REGION 1
1974
114
River Junction Work Camp
M
A
3
Gadsden
392
1994
121
Liberty Work Camp
M
A
3
Liberty
274
1959
136
Caryville Work Camp (Washington CI)
M
A
2
Washington
105
1989
160
Graceville Work Camp (Jackson CI)
M
A
2
Jackson
242
1989
161
Okaloosa Work Camp
M
A
3
Okaloosa
277
1994
162
Holmes Work Camp
M
A
3
Holmes
282
1994
165
Calhoun Work Camp
M
A
3
Calhoun
286
1994
166
Jackson Work Camp
M
A
3
Jackson
281
1994
167
Century Work Camp
M
A
3
Escambia
282
1988
170
Gulf Forestry Camp (Gulf CI)
M
A
3
Gulf
287
1989
171
Franklin Work Camp (Gulf CI)
M
A
3
Franklin
286
1995
172
Walton Work Camp
M
A
3
Walton
285
2002
173
Wakulla Work Camp
M
A
3
Wakulla
143
1976
177
Berrydale Forestry Camp (Santa Rosa CI)
M
A
2
Santa Rosa
139
1988
289
Madison Work Camp
M
A
3
Madison
294
REGION 2
1994
204
Florida State Prison Work Camp
M
A
2
Bradford
488
1951
240
Gainesville Work Camp (Gainesville CI)
M
A
2
Alachua
247
1990
261
Baker Work Camp
M
A
3
Baker
285
1989
262
Cross City Work Camp
M
A
3
Dixie
274
1990
263
Hamilton Work Camp
M
A
3
Hamilton
279
1994
264
Columbia Work Camp
M
A
3
Columbia
288
1995
265
Mayo Work Camp
M
A
3
Lafayette
282
1989
280
Lancaster Work Camp
M
YO
3
Gilchrist
278
REGION 3
1987
284
Tomoka Work Camp
M
A
3
Volusia
292
1988
287
Levy Forestry Camp (Lowell CI)
F
A
3
Levy
224
1989
363
Brevard Work Camp
M
YO
3
Brevard
267
1989
364
Marion Work Camp
M
A
3
Marion
279
1987
365
Sumter Work Camp
M
A
3
Sumter
289
1993
504
Avon Park Work Camp
M
A
3
Polk
427
1987
562
Polk Work Camp
M
A
3
Polk
286
REGION 4
1983
420
Martin Work Camp
M
A
3
Martin
192
1990
462
Glades Work Camp
M
A
3
Palm Beach
284
1981
544
Ft. Myers Work Camp (DeSoto Annex)
M
A
2
Lee
102
1990
560
DeSoto Work Camp
M
A
3
DeSoto
287
1986
561
Hendry Work Camp (DeSoto Annex)
M
A
3
Hendry
190
1995
563
Hardee Work Camp
M
A
3
Hardee
287
Work/Forestry Camps that are not adjacent to a correctional institution are listed with a ( ) indicating the facility to which they are assigned.


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Stand Alone Work / Forestry Camps and Treatment Centers
Year Open Facility Code Facility Gender Population Type Security Level County Population on June 30, 2003
REGION 3
 
285
Reality House(contract treatment center)
M
A
1
Volusia
72
REGION 4
2003
481
Martin Unit - Treatment Center
M
A
1
Martin
71

Work Release Centers and Road Prisons

Work Release Centers (WRC) house two categories of minimum custody inmates: those who are participating in community work release and work at paid employment in the community and those who are participating in a center work assignment and work in a support capacity for the center. They must be within two or three years of their release date, depending on their job assignment. No sex offenders may participate in work release or center work assignments. Those working at the WRC perform such tasks as providing transportation, working in food service and maintenance of the center. There are no perimeter fences and they must remain at the WRC when they are not working or attending programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous. Inmates participating in work release must save part of their earnings for when they are released and pay toward victim restitution, as well as room and board. Approximately 4,500 inmates participate in Florida’s 24 work release programs annually, with about 2,262 or 3.2 percent of the prison population enrolled at any given time.

Work Release Centers
Year Open Facility Code Facility Gender Population Type Security Level County Population on June 30, 2003
REGION 1
1972
163
Panama City WRC
M
A/YO
1
Bay
69
1973
164
Pensacola WRC
M
A/YO
1
Escambia
80
1973
168
Tallahassee WRC
M
A/YO
1
Leon
115
187
SHISA House West(contract)
F
A/YO
1
Leon
23
REGION 2
1985
243
Dinsmore WRC
M
A/YO
1
Duval
109
1972
249
Lake City WRC
M
A/YO
1
Columbia
115
1972
266
Santa Fe WRC
M
A/YO
1
Alachua
112
278
SHISA House East (contract)
F
A/YO
1
Duval
26
REGION 3
1974
242
Daytona WRC
M
A/YO
1
Volusia
83
1972
341
Cocoa WRC
M
A/YO
1
Brevard
80
1973
361
Orlando WRC
F
A/YO
1
Orange
79
1975
374
Kissimmee WRC
M
A/YO
1
Osceola
107
1972
540
Bartow WRC
M
A/YO
1
Polk
78
1973
554
Pinellas WRC
F
A/YO
1
Pinellas
45
1976
572
Tarpon Springs WRC
M
A/YO
1
Pinellas
78
1986
583
St. Petersburg WRC
M
A/YO
1
Pinellas
140
REGION 4
1973
444
Ft. Pierce WRC
M
A/YO
1
St. Lucie
84
1974
446
Hollywood WRC
F
A/YO
1
Broward
106
1971
452
Atlantic WRC
F
A/YO
1
Palm Beach
44
1975
457
Miami North WRC
M
A/YO
1
Miami-Dade
182
1974
465
Pompano Beach WRC
M
A/YO
1
Broward
204
1989
469
West Palm Beach WRC
M
A/YO
1
Palm Beach
144
1985
473
Opa Locka WRC
M
A/YO
1
Miami-Dade
149
1993
578
Bradenton WRC
M
A/YO
1
Manatee
10
* Bradenton Work Release Center moved from Region 3 to Region 4.

Arcadia Road Prison

Road Prisons house minimum and medium custody inmates and have perimeter fences. Most of these inmates work on community work squads and the highways doing road work. Their jobs also include support services to state agencies such as collecting recycling materials and moving furniture. Less than one percent of the prison population is housed in road prisons.

Arcadia Road Prison Arcadia Road Prison

The Florida Department of Corrections has five Road Prisons among its 123 facilities statewide, including Arcadia Road Prison in DeSoto County. Arcadia Road Prison was built in 1964 and houses approximately 100 inmates Arcadia Road Prison

Special thanks to photographer and Correctional Officer Howard Tucker and to Major David Lawrence for their assistance.

Road Prisons
Year Open Facility Code Facility Gender Population Type Security Level County Population on June 30, 2003
REGION 1
1940
134
Tallahassee Road Prison
M
A
2
Leon
94
REGION 3
1993
552
Largo Road Prison
M
A
2
Pinellas
66
REGION 4
1951
426
Big Pine Key Road Prison
M
A
2
Monroe
64
1951
431
Loxahatchee Road Prison
M
A
2
Palm Beach
91
1964
525
Arcadia Road Prison
M
A
2
DeSoto
96

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