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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary


Media Advisory
May 18, 2007
For More Information
Contact: Public Affairs Office
(850) 488-0420

Department to Revise Mission
Greater emphasis to be placed on re-entry and recidivism reduction

Media are invited to attend a briefing during which Secretary McDonough will announce a revised mission for the Department.  The central change in the mission will concern an enhanced emphasis on preparing offenders to return to society, thereby reducing recidivism and lowering crime rates.

Details are as follows:

Who: Interested Media
What: Media Availability
When: Tuesday, May 22, 2007
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Where: Department of Corrections, Central Office
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL
Call-In #: 850/414-1706 (SUNCOM 994-1706)

Media interested in attending are requested to RSVP no later than 2:30 p.m. Monday, May 21. To RSVP, contact Ben Fairbrother at 850/488-0420.