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Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary


Media Advisory
February 1, 2013
For More Information
Contact: Communications
(850) 488-0420

Press Conference:
Department of Corrections to Announce Drop in Inmate Recidivism Rates

WHAT: Department of Corrections announcement of the drop in recidivism rates, saving Florida taxpayers millions. Reduced recidivism also means fewer crimes and a reduced number of victims.
WHERE: Florida Department of Corrections
501 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
WHEN: Monday, February 4, 2013 beginning at 10:30 a.m.
WHO: Department of Corrections, Local Law Enforcement (Leon County Sheriff’s Office & Tallahassee Police Department), Eric Smallridge (Former Inmate), Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency, Various Community Partners and more.

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As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs more than 25,000 members statewide, oversees more than 100,000 inmates and supervises nearly 120,000 offenders in the community.

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