The Florida Department of Corrections is the state's largest agency, employing more than 26,000 full time employees to oversee about 102,000 inmates and 150,000 offenders on community supervision in FY1011. The third largest state prison system in the country, the Department operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Department's FY1011 operating budget is $2.4 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.