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Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Press Releases and Announcements for 2008

12/24/08: Liberty Work Camp Inmate is Recaptured Within Six Hours of Escape
12/17/08: Circuit 5 Belleview Probation Officers Keeping Our Streets Safe
12/16/08: Apalachee Correctional Institution K-9 Team locates another Alzheimer’s victim
12/16/08: Multi-Agency Task Force Targets Violent Offenders Throughout 2008, Resulting in 246 Arrests
12/12/08: River Junction Work Camp staff elves and inmates make toys and repair bikes for tykes
12/12/08: Gulf Forestry Camp Prison Inmates Provide Bikes for 220 Local Children
12/09/08: Offender Job Resource Fair at Panama City Probation Office
12/04/08: Hamilton C.I. Canine Unit Captures Attempted Murder Suspect
12/03/08: Polk Correctional Institution Inmates Create 1,000 Toys for Tots
11/21/08: Department of Corrections Re-entry Advisory Council Meeting Notice - Nocember 24, 2008
11/17/08: Department of Corrections Re-entry Advisory Council Meeting Notice - December 5, 2008
11/12/08: IG’s Drug Detection Handlers/Dogs Take First Place in Competition Again
11/07/08: DOC and FDLE Arrest Correctional Officer for Sexual Battery
11/04/08: Fitzgerald Murder Administrative Investigation Concluded
10/31/08: Offender Job Resource Fair at Tallahassee North Probation Office
10/29/08: Department of Corrections probation officers increase sex offender supervision on Halloween
10/27/08: Calhoun C.I. K-9 Team Assists in Apprehension of Burglary Suspects: Award-Winning K-9 Rowdy Strikes Again!
10/27/08: West Palm Beach Probation Officers Discover Cache of Weapons at Offender’s House
10/24/08: Department of Corrections Re-entry Advisory Council Meeting Notice - November 19, 2008
10/24/08: Department of Corrections Re-entry Advisory Council Meeting Notice - October 30, 2008
10/24/08: Department of Corrections Re-entry Advisory Council Meeting Notice - October 27, 2008
10/21/08: Apalachee Correctional Institution’s K-9 Team Catches Fleeing Suspect
10/21/08: Naples Probation Officer Goes Above and Beyond in Helping Offender
10/13/08: Charlotte CI Officers Injured in Hit and Run While Helping Accident Victim Monday Morning
10/08/08: Correctional Probation Officers Using Technology to Better Track Sex Offenders
10/07/08: DC and FDLE Make Joint Arrest
10/07/08: Desoto CI goes from Rags to Riches, saving taxpayers a bundle
10/07/08: Calhoun CI's K-9 "Rowdy" bags a burglar
10/07/08: Cell Phone sniffing dog will help enforce new law
10/03/08: New Technology Assists in Tracking Sex Offenders
10/02/08: Florida Prisons Fight to Keep Cell Phones Out of Prison Cells
10/02/08: Department of Corrections Re-entry Advisory Council Meeting Rescheduled
9/26/08: Florida Department of Corrections K-9 Teams Capture Two More...
9/24/08: Multi-Agency Task Force Targets Violent Offenders: Nets 59 Arrests
9/22/08: Department of Corrections Re-entry Advisory Council Meeting Rescheduled
9/16/08: Florida Department of Corrections to open first "transitional prison" in Polk County
9/08/08: Department of Corrections Re-entry Advisory Council Meeting Notice
8/29/08: Escaped Inmate Dmitri Sinilnikov
8/29/08: Third Edition Deck of Statewide Cold Case Playing Cards Unveiled
8/26/08: Florida Department of Corrections’ K-9 Programs receive $27,500 donation
8/12/08: Columbia Correctional Institution Inmate Recaptured in Tennessee
7/24/08: Department of Corrections Re-entry Advisory Council Meeting Notice
7/23/08: Prison Dog Training Program Holds First Year Anniversary and Graduation Ceremony for Latest Canine Class
7/15/08: Lowell Correctional Institution Substance Abuse Treatment Graduation Ceremony Set for July 16, 2008: Commencement Address by Rep. Kurt Kelly
7/3/08: Department of Corrections Announces Promotions and Transfers
6/30/08: Media Updates Scheduled for Schwab Execution
6/27/08: Murder of Correctional Officer Donna Fitzgerald
6/25/08: Correctional Officer Murdered at Tomoka Correctional Institution
6/19/08: Florida Department of Corrections Chasing Absconders Through Partnerships and Cyberspace
6/16/08: Florida Department of Corrections to hold First Ex-Offender Restoration of Rights Summit
6/11/08: Governor Crist Signs 2008-2009 Budget
6/10/08: Restoration of Rights Advisory Council Meeting Notice
6/06/08: Incident at Charlotte Correctional Institution leads to Arrest of Correctional Officer
5/23/08: Multi-Agency Task Force Targets Violent Offenders:
Nets 62 arrests over two nights
5/16/08: Governor to Address first Restoration of Rights Summit: A Summit on Successful Re-entry
3/26/08: DC Staff Win 16 Prudential-Davis Productivity Awards
3/17/08: Holmes CI Instructor Chosen Corrections Teacher of the Year
2/13/08: Multi-Agency Task Force Targets Violent Offenders: Nets 65 Arrests Over Two Nights
2/01/08: Florida Department of Corrections K-9 Unit Assists DeSoto Sheriffs in Capturing Drug Suspects
1/31/08: Governor Crist and Lt. Governor Kottkamp Announce 2008-09 Budget Recommendations for Department of Corrections
1/29/08: Department of Corrections Announces Promotions and Transfers
1/16/08: Enhanced Inmate Account Services