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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

DOC Press Releases and Announcements

12/29/11 Inmates, Probationers and the Public can provide Prison Tips Anonymously
12/29/11 Calhoun CI Assists Forestry Service in Building Hunting Blinds for Family Wildlife Area
12/28/11 Did you get a new computer for Christmas? Consider donating your old one to Computers for Florida's Kids and receive a tax deduction
12/22/11 Reporters invited to Dog Training Program at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp in Volusia County on January 5, 2012
12/21/11 Sumter CI K-9 Helps Save 85-Year-Old Man's Life
12/20/11 Reporters invited to D.A.W.G.S. Dog Training Program Graduation at Gulf Forestry Camp on January 4, 2012
12/19/11 FDC and FDLE Announce the Arrest of Jefferson CI Correctional Officer
12/19/11 300 Children of Inmates to take part in Special Holiday Visits
12/15/11 Reporters invited to the Christmas Children of Inmates visit at Martin C.I. on 12/20/2011
12/15/11 Reporters invited to the Christmas Children of Inmates visit at Okeechobee C.I. on 12/21/2011
12/15/11 Inmates at Hardee CI Giving Santa's Elves Some Competition
12/14/11 Reporters invited to the Christmas Children of Inmates visit at Charlotte C.I. on 12/19/2011
12/13/11 Department of Corrections Employees of the Year Honored
12/09/11 Century C.I. Correctional Officer Serving in Afghanistan Awarded Medal, Badge
12/07/11 Ann Howard Named Communications Director for Department of Corrections
12/07/11 Florida Department of Corrections Budget Statement
12/06/11 Reporters invited to Inmate GED Graduation Ceremony at Charlotte Correctional Institution on 12/08/11
12/05/11 Search of Lee County Probationer's Home Yields Stolen Firearm, Guns and Drugs
11/30/11 Congratulations to Wakulla CI Classification Officer Andrea Bailey
11/30/11 Department of Corrections’ Canine Drug Interdiction Teams Place 1st and 2nd in National Competition
11/29/11 Reporters invited to Dog Training Graduation Program at Gainesville Correctional Institution’s Work Camp in Alachua County on December 2, 2011
11/28/11 Reporters invited to Graduation of Inmate-Trained Dogs in Wakulla Correctional Institution's H.A.R.T Graduation
11/28/11 Reporters invited to Inmate GED Graduation Ceremony at DeSoto Correctional Institution on November 30, 2011
11/15/11 Reporters invited to Graduation of Inmate-Trained Dogs at New River Correctional Institution's "O" Unit in Raiford
11/14/11 Media Updates Scheduled for Oba Chandler
11/09/11 Florida Department of Corrections Opens Five Veteran's Dormitories
11/09/11 Twelve Florida prisons, one work release center pass accreditation audits
11/04/11 Two Work Release Center Escapees Return to Centers, are in Custody of Local Law Enforcement
11/03/11 Florida Department of Corrections to Conditionally Proceed with Region 4 privatization procurement
11/03/11 Casey Anthony Third Monthly Report
11/03/11 Florida Department of Corrections to Hold Open House of its Veteran's Dormitory at Gulf CI
11/03/11 Florida Department of Corrections to Hold Open House of its Veteran's Dormitory at Santa Rosa CI
11/03/11 Florida Department of Corrections to Hold Open House of its Veteran's Dormitory at Martin CI
11/03/11 Florida Department of Corrections to Hold Open House of its Veteran's Dormitory at Sumter CI
11/02/11 Reporters are Invited to Rapid Response Team Training at Desoto Correctional Institution
11/01/11 Department of Corrections Launches Online Community Resource Guide
11/01/11 Community Justice Coalition Targets over 1,400 Sex Offenders on Halloween
10/31/11 Department of Corrections Leesburg Probation Office Hosting Domestic Violence Education and Resource Fair at Venetian Gardens Community Center, Leesburg, FL
10/26/11 Reporters invited to D.A.W.G.S. Dog Training Program Graduation at Gulf Forestry Camp on November 8th, 2011
10/19/11 Reception and Medical Center’s K-9 Team Captures Suspect
10/18/11 Reporters are Invited to the Rapid Response Team Training at Wakulla CI’s Harry K. Singletary Jr., Training Academy
10/18/11 Number of State Inmates Earning GED's and Vocational Certificates Rises
10/17/11 Research Shows Fewer inmates returning to Florida Prisons
10/14/11 High Speed Chase Ends in One Death
10/14/11 CO at Dade CI Struck in Head with Unknown Object; Transported to Hospital
10/14/11 Holmes CI K-9 Team Capture Suspects
10/14/11 Santa Rosa Correctional Institution's Regional Crisis Negotiations Training Day
10/14/11 Hamilton Canine Team Locates Missing Elderly Man
10/04/11 Department of Corrections K-9 Units Assist Local Law Enforcement Daily
10/04/11 Casey Anthony Monthly Report
09/22/11 Reporters invited to Graduation of Inmate-Trained Dogs at New River Correctional Institution's "O" Unit in Raiford
09/21/11 Department of Corrections to Close Glades CI
09/19/11 Hernando Correctional Institution Becomes Florida's Fifth Faith and Character-Based Prison
09/08/11 Free Discount Prescription Cards Have Saved DC inmates, probationers and staff $28,000 since June
09/07/11 Prisons, Work Release Facilities Receive Re-Accreditation
09/06/11 Reporters invited to Dog Training Program at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp in Volusia County on September 12, 2011
09/02/11 Offender Anthony reports for her monthly visit
09/01/11 Reporters invited to Graduation of Inmate-Trained Dogs in Wakulla Correctional Institution's H.A.R.T. Graduation
09/01/11 Media Updates Scheduled for Manuel Valle
08/31/11 Reporters invited to D.A.W.G.S Dog Training Program Graduation at Gulf Forestry Camp on September 14, 2011
08/30/11 Inmate-trained dogs preparing for their meet-and-greet at Gainesville Pet Store
08/24/11 Statement regarding the Probation Status of Casey Anthony
08/24/11 Media Availability on Casey Anthony's Probation Status
08/19/11 Reporters invited to Inmate GED/Vocational Graduation Ceremony at DeSoto Correctional Institution on August 29, 2011
08/19/11 Department of Corrections Probation Officers Recover Cache of Weapons from Probationer's Home in Margate
08/17/11 Eleven-County Law Enforcement Coalition Targets Gangs, Sex Offenders and Violent Offenders: Nets 94 Criminal Charges, 81 Arrests and the Seizure of 24 Weapons
08/17/11 RMC Inmates Learn Beekeeping Improving their chances for successful re-entry
08/17/11 Hamilton Canine Unit and Florida Highway Patrol Team up to capture fleeing suspect
08/15/11 RMC Inmates Learn Beekeeping Media Open House
08/15/11 Corrections Manager Earns Professional Designation
08/15/11 Florida Department of Corrections Probation Supervisor Earns Professional Designation
08/15/11 Reporters Invited to Inmate Graduation Ceremony at Hardee Correctional Institution on August 19, 2011
08/15/11 Reporters Invited to Inmate Graduation Ceremony at Baker Correctional Institution on August 19, 2011
08/11/11 MSNBC "Lockup" Crew Filming Santa Rosa CI
08/09/11 Reporters Invited to Inmate Graduation Ceremony at Homestead Correctional Institution on August 12, 2011
08/04/11 Department of Corrections Inmates Make Computers Possible for Kids
07/29/11 Hollywood Probation Officer Helps FBI Nab Offender Prostituting Runaway Minor
07/29/11 Reporters invited to Inmate GED Graduation Ceremony at Indian River Correctional Institution on August 3, 2011
07/27/11 Florida Murderer who Escaped in 1979 Recaptured Today in Colorado
07/22/11 Reporters invited to Graduation of Inmate-Trained Dogs at Martin Correctional Institution's Work Camp
07/22/11 Reporters invited to 1st Graduation of Inmate-Trained Dogs at New River Correctional Institution's "O" Unit in Raiford
07/18/11 Reporters invited to Unveiling of "Colonel Greg Malloy Road" on July 21 at Okaloosa Correctional Institution
07/18/11 RMC's K-9 Unit Catches Fleeing Suspect in Alachua
07/14/11 Reporters Invited to D.A.W.G.S. Dog Training Program Graduation at Gulf Forestry Camp on Wednesday, July 20
07/13/11 Reporters invited to Century Correctional Institution's First Ever Graduation of Inmates from the Residential Therapeutic Substance Abuse Program
07/07/11 Sweep of Probationers’ Homes Nets Five Arrests
07/06/11 Department of Corrections Partners with "Service Network for Children of Inmates Project" to unite Inmate Parents with their Children
07/01/11 Search of Offenders' Homes in West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Gardens Area Nets Three Arrests, Confiscation of Eight Firearms, Drugs
06/27/11 Check Presented to Family of DOC Colonel Killed in the Line of Duty
06/27/11 Reporters invited to Graduation of Inmate-Trained Dogs on June 28
06/24/11 DOC Inspectors and LCSO Conduct Drug Sting: Correctional Officer Arrested
06/20/11 Secretary Buss Speaks at Hillsborough Re-Entry Center
06/17/11 Reporters invited to Correctional Officer Graduation Ceremony at South Florida Community College, Avon Park Florida on June 21, 2011
06/17/11 RMC K-9 Squad Locates Deceased Missing Hiker
06/14/11 Reporters invited to Graduation of Inmate-Trained Dogs in Wakulla Correctional Institution's H.A.R.T Graduation
06/13/11 Reporters invited to attend Re-Entry Conference at Okaloosa CI Training Building on June 30, 2011
06/10/11 Canine Unit from Hamilton Correctional Institution Catches Fleeing Felon
06/06/11 Prescription Discount Drug Cards to be provided for Released Inmates and Offenders
05/20/11 Dog Training Anniversary and Graduation at Gulf CI Forestry Camp
05/06/11 National Correctional Employees Week
05/05/11 Correctional Employees Week | Nothern Region Community Corrections Employees
05/04/11 Correctional Employees Week | Southern Region Community Corrections Employees
05/03/11 Reporters invited to Inmate GED Graduation Ceremony at DeSoto Correctional Institution on May 11, 2011
05/03/11 Corrections Employees' Week
05/03/11 Reporters invited to May 25 Graduation of Inmate-Trained Shelter Dogs
05/02/11 National Correctional Employees Week
05/02/11 Ft. Lauderdale Probation Officers help Reunite Lost Child with Family
04/25/11 Marion County Probation Offices Hosting Resource Fair
04/21/11 Spirit FM 90.5 to Broadcast Live from Zephyrhills C.I.
04/21/11 Department of Corrections Foils Drug Sale at Jefferson CI
04/15/11 WCTV's Art Myers Goes Behind Bars at Jefferson CI to "Do Your Job!"
04/12/11 Inverness Probation Officer Rescues Family of Five
04/12/11 Reporters invited to Inmate GED Graduation Ceremony at Indian River Correctional Institution on April 13, 2011
04/06/11 Florida Department of Corrections to Begin Pilot of 12-Hour Shifts
04/05/11 Tobacco Cessation Plan Possession Limits and Details
04/04/11 Department of Corrections Employees Win Four Prudential-Davis Productivity Awards
04/01/11 March 2011 Accomplishments
03/25/11 Florida Department of Corrections Riverview Probation Office Hosting Job/Resource Fair
03/23/11 Reception and Medical Center K-9 Tracking Team Captures Suspected Sexual Offender
03/22/11 Department of Corrections - Central Office is Moving
03/21/11 Reporters Invited To Inmate GED/Vocational Graduation Ceremony at Hardee Correctional Institution's Chapel of Hope on March 25, 2011
03/16/11 2011 Law Enforcement Torch Ride, via Motorcycle, to Benefit Special Olympics Florida
03/15/11 Department of Corrections Announces Cost Saving Consolidation Plan
03/15/11 Florida Department of Corrections Chief Deputy has Wing of Indiana DOC Museum Dedicated in his Honor
03/14/11 Florida Department of Corrections to Eliminate Inmate Smoking
03/10/11 Reporters invited to Graduation of Inmate-Trained Dogs in Wakulla Correctional Institution's H.A.R.T Graduation
03/08/11 Reporters invited to Dog Training Program at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp in Volusia County on March 10, 2011
02/24/11 Department of Corrections' QuickFacts is Chock Full of Information about Prisons and Probation
02/24/11 Canine Tracking Units from Hamilton and Suwannee Correctional Institutions Capture Fleeing Suspect
02/23/11 Okaloosa Correctional Institution Presents Re-Entry Gavel Club Invitational Humorous Speech Contest Saturday, February 26, 2011, 8 AM in the Main Unit Chapel
02/22/11 Tallahassee-area DOC employees honored by Gov. Scott, Secretary Buss for 215 Years of Service
02/17/11 Reporters invited to Inmate GED Graduation Ceremony at DeSoto Annex on February 23, 2011
02/16/11 Department of Corrections Probation Offices Saving $700,000 Annually by Scanning Inactive Records
02/14/11 Secretary Buss and The Florida Department of Corrections On Twitter
02/14/11 Welcome Secretary Buss
02/11/11 Department K-9 Teams Searching for Suspect in Gadsden County
02/10/11 Reporters invited to Inmate GED Graduation Ceremony at Homestead Correctional Institution (C.I.) on February 11, 2011
02/09/11 Canine Tracking Team from Hamilton Correctional Institution Captures Fleeing Felon
02/08/11 Prisons, Work Release Facilities Receive Re-Accreditation
02/07/11 Operation Safe Child Targets Sex Offenders During Sweep; Nets 26 Arrests
02/02/11 Holmes CI Correctional Officer Dies In The Line of Duty
01/28/11 Reporters invited to Inmate GED Graduation Ceremony at Gulf Correctional Institution on February 3, 2011
01/26/11 Florida “Cold Case” Inmate Recaptured in Georgia
01/11/11 First Annual DC Doggie Dash is March 19 in Tallahassee
01/06/11 Inmates, Probationers and the Public can provide Prison Tips Anonymously
01/06/11 Reporters invited to Inmate GED Graduation Ceremony at Indian River Correctional Institution on January 12, 2011
01/05/11 Department of Corrections Canine Tracking Unit Locates Missing Child - Twice

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