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Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Press Releases and Announcements for 2012

12/27/12 Reporters invited to Graduation of Inmate-Trained Dogs at Gainesville Work Camp
12/17/12 Governor Scott Appoints Michael Crews to Lead Department of Corrections
12/03/12 Reporters invited to Dog Training Program at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp
11/21/12 Lowell Correctional Institution Hosts Community Connections Event & Graduation
11/21/12 Media Invitation to Attend HART Dog Graduation at Wakulla Work Camp
11/20/12 Media Invitation to Lowell CI’s Basic Training Program Graduation Ceremony
11/16/12 Rapid Response Team Training Involves 252 Officers and 18 Northwest Florida Prisons
11/15/12 Department of Corrections Rapid Response Team Training- Media Invited
11/15/12 Media Invitation to 1st FEATS Graduation Program at Northwest Florida Reception Center
11/05/12 Community Justice Coalition Targets over 1,300 Sex Offenders on Halloween
11/01/12 Media Invitation to 23rd DAWGS Gradation Program at Gulf Forestry Camp
10/18/12 Media Member! You are invited to tour Apalachee Correctional Institution and Attend the Community Partnership Meeting
10/16/12 Media Member! You are invited to the Dog Training Program at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp
10/08/12 Department of Corrections Provides Update to the Investigation at Union Correctional Institution
10/08/12 Moore Haven Correctional Facility Cancels Visitation for October 13 & 14, 2012
10/08/12 Department of Corrections Announces Staff Promotions and Lateral Moves Statewide
10/05/12 Department of Corrections Announces Investigation at Union Correctional
10/04/12 Department of Corrections to Hold a Press Conference at Union Correctional Tomorrow
09/28/12 Local Community Invited to Department of Corrections Town Hall Meeting (Ft. Pierce)
09/28/12 Local Community Invited to Department of Corrections Town Hall Meeting (Orlando)
09/25/12 Corrections Department and Foundation Seeking Computers to Help Kids
09/19/12 Partnership with Recovery Health Network Offers Discount Prescription Drug Cards and Celebrates National Recovery Month
09/18/12 Local Community Invited to Department of Corrections Town Hall Meeting (Orlando) 
09/18/12 Local Community Invited to Department of Corrections Town Hall Meeting (Ft. Pierce) 
09/13/12 Media Invitation to 22nd DAWGS Gradation Program at Gulf Forestry Camp
09/11/12 Corrections and Law Enforcement Strike Team Targets Gang and Violent Offenders: 28 Arrests and the Seizure of 8 Weapons
09/11/12 Hardee Correctional Institution Holds Graduation for Programs
UPDATED
8/26/12
Department of Corrections Cancels Town Hall Meetings as Isaac Impacts Florida
08/23/12 Department of Corrections Cancels Town Hall Meetings as Isaac Impacts Florida
08/23/12 Media Invitation: Dog Training Graduation Program at Tomoka Work Camp
08/15/12 Department of Corrections Town Hall Meeting Draws Community Partners and Officials Partnering for Fewer Crimes, Less Victims, Safer Communities
08/15/12 Hamilton and Suwannee Correctional Institution Canine Units Capture Fleeing Suspect
08/13/12 Department of Corrections Town Hall Meeting Draws Community Partners and Officials
08/09/12 Local Community invited to Department of Corrections Town Hall Meeting
Gulf Coast State College
08/09/12 Local Community invited to Department of Corrections Town Hall Meeting
Pat Thomas Law Enforcement Academy
07/24/12 Florida Prisons and Work Release Centers Re-accredited by American Correctional Association
07/23/12 Media Member! You are invited to tour Apalachee Correctional Institution
07/19/12 Reporters invited to D.A.W.G.S Dog Training Program's 21st Graduation at Gulf Forestry Camp on August 1, 2012
07/18/12 Media Member! You are invited to the Department of Corrections Town Hall Meeting
07/18/12 Tamarac, Pompano Beach and Hollywood Probation Officers and Hollywood Police Department Remove Weapons, Drugs from Offenders' Homes
06/28/12 Partnering for Fewer Crimes, Less Victims, Safer Communities
06/27/12 Partnering for Fewer Crimes, Less Victims, Safer Communities
06/26/12 Partnering for Fewer Crimes, Less Victims, Safer Communities
06/20/12 You are invited to the Department of Corrections Town Hall Meeting
06/20/12 You are invited to the Department of Corrections Town Hall Meeting
06/19/12 The Department of Corrections Investigation Leads to an Arrest
06/19/12 You are invited to the Department of Corrections Town Hall Meeting
06/14/12 Partnering for Fewer Crimes, Less Victims, Safer Communities
06/13/12 Florida Department of Corrections Teams Up with Crime Stoppers!
05/30/12 Reporters invited to Department of Corrections Fallen Officers Memorial Ceremony in Crawfordville
05/29/12 Reporters invited to 20th "D.A.W.G.S. In Prison" Graduation at Gulf Forestry Camp on June 6, 2012
05/22/12 Reporters invited to Department of Corrections Fallen Officers Memorial Ceremony in Crawfordville
05/10/12 2011-2012 Department of Corrections Annual Awards Winners
05/10/12 Media Member! You are invited to a kick-off event at Lawtey CI
05/10/12 Law Enforcement Coalition Targets Their "Top Ten"
05/01/12 Reporters Invited to Dog Training Program Start-Up at Homestead Correctional Institution on May 2, 2012
04/25/12 Reporters Invited to Tour of the Northwest Florida Reception Center, with Lunch to Follow, on Friday, April 27
04/20/12 "Reporters invited to Dog Training Program at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp in Volusia County on May 2, 2012
04/19/12 "PROJECT NEFARIOUS" Results in Four Arrests
04/03/12 Reporters Invited to Graduation of Inmate-Trained Dogs in Perry
04/03/12 Florida Department of Corrections Launches ALERT Notification
System will notify residents of escapes, Amber Alerts and Silver Alerts
04/02/12 Hamilton and Suwannee Correctional Institution Canine Units Capture Fleeing Suspects
03/27/12 Reporters Invited to Tour of the Reception and Medical Center, with Lunch to Follow, on Thursday, April 05, 2012
03/23/12 The Funeral of Correctional Officer Sgt. Ruben Thomas
03/20/12 Sgt. Ruben Thomas
03/19/12 Correctional Officer Stabbed to Death by Inmate at Columbia Correctional Institution, Second Officer Injured
03/12/12 Hamilton County Sheriff's Office donates vehicle to Hamilton Correctional Institution
03/01/12 Reporters Invited to Breakfast and Tour of Wakulla Correctional Institution March 7, 2012
02/27/12 Dept. of Corrections and FSU awarded almost $600,000 Federal Grant to Study Success of Inmate Programs
02/23/12 Reporters invited to Dog Training Graduation at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp in Volusia County on March 1, 2012
02/08/12 Media Updates Scheduled for Waterhouse Execution
02/08/12 Tuskegee University’s Engineering Dean to Speak at Okaloosa CI Chapel on Thursday, February 23, 2012 in Crestview
02/06/12 Reporters invited to 18th "D.A.W.G.S. In Prison" Graduation at Gulf Forestry Camp on February 29, 2012
02/02/12 Reporters invited to Inmate GED Graduation Ceremony at Indian River Correctional Institution on February 8, 2012
02/01/12 Reporters invited to Inmate GED/Vocational Graduation Ceremony at Hardee Correctional Institution on February 10, 2012
01/31/12 Hamilton and Suwannee Correctional Institution Canine Units capture fleeing Felon
01/30/12 Florida Department of Corrections Investigation Helps Save Millions in Fraudulent Tax Return Refunds
01/27/12 Department of Corrections Staff present Thousands of Books to First Lady Ann Scott at Governor’s Mansion Yesterday
01/25/12 Photo Opportunity and Books Presentation at Governor’s Mansion by Florida Department of Corrections Staff
01/23/12 Florida Prisons Re-accredited and Department Employee Honored with Medal of Valor by American Correctional Association
01/17/12 Opalocka Work Release Center Inmate Recaptured by Prison Dog Team
01/17/12 Hamilton Canine Unit Captures Burglary Suspects
01/12/12 Florida Department of Corrections to Close Prisons, Work Camps
01/12/12 Media Advisory