The Florida Department of Corrections is the state's largest agency, employing more than 27,700 people to oversee 102,000 inmates and 152,000 offenders on community supervision in FY0910. The third largest state prison system in the country, we operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Department has an operating budget of $2.3 billion.
Mission: To protect the public safety, to ensure the safety of Department Personnel, and to provide proper care and supervision of all offenders under our jurisdiction while assisting, as appropriate, their re-entry into society.
Vision: To utilize effective and innovative correctional strategies that make Florida's Department of Corrections the best in the world the best in the world.