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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Security and Institutional Management

The Bureau of Program Services

Ed Teuton
Bureau Chief
(850) 410-4384
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The Bureau of Program Services is responsible for diversion and post release services, youthful offender programs, basic training (boot camp) programs, special needs and female inmate programs, Vista project services, elder inmate services and program development and enhancement services.

Accomplishments in FY 1996-97:

  • Developed a youthful offender female basic training program at Florida Correctional Institution.

  • Coordinated the implementation of the contracted Lake City Correctional facility for male youthful offenders.

  • Extended the AmeriCorps/VISTA program, which provided additional positions to coordinate volunteer activities and develop community partnerships at selected project sites.

  • Implemented an internship program in partnership with Florida State University for students to receive training and provide assistance in institutions and community corrections.

  • Coordinated the female inmate master plan and initial design of the new addition to Florida Correctional Institution.

  • Developed the Second Annual Female Focused Symposium.

  • Implemented the Extended Day Program at Lancaster Correctional Institution.