The Florida Department of Corrections envisions a leadership role in public safety including comprehensive institutional and community-based sanctions, services, and programs. The Department will assume a strong advocacy role for public safety to meet the challenges facing Florida. The Department will forge working partnerships with local communities and public safety agencies to reduce the growth of the offender population and will strive for excellence with a highly trained, ethical, and dynamic work force.
The mission of the Florida Department of Corrections is to protect the public, provide a safe and humane environment for staff and offenders, work in partnership with the community to provide programs and services to offenders, and supervise offenders at a level of security commensurate with the danger they present.
We, the members of the Florida Department of Corrections, believe: