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Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Press Releases and Announcements for 2013

12/26/13 Visitation Cancelled at Marion Correctional Institution and Work Camp This Weekend
12/17/13 Florida Department of Corrections Opens Gadsden Re-Entry Center to Serve Northwest Florida
12/12/13 Media Invitation to Gadsden Re-Entry Center Opening
12/11/13 Reporters Invited to Paws On Parole 30th Academy Graduation
11/25/13 Pups N Pals Graduating 21st Class at Tomoka Work Camp
11/19/13 Reporters Invited to the First Graduating Class of Unconditional Love Project Inmate Trained Dogs
11/12/13 Media Invitation: Florida Department of Corrections Rapid Response Team Training
11/08/13 Okeechobee Correctional Institution to Host Community Partnership Meeting
11/04/13 Florida Department of Corrections to Hold Community Resource and Career Fair in Rockledge to Aid Ex-Offenders with Re-Entry Efforts
10/31/13 Martin Correctional Institution to Hold Returning Hearts Celebration to Reunite Families
10/31/13 Inmates to Graduate from Responsible Parenting Program at Martin Correctional Institution
10/30/13 Florida Department of Corrections to Focus on Enhancing Public Safety on Halloween and Reminds Offenders to Follow the Rules
10/28/13 Media Invitation to Gulf Correctional Institution Community Partnership Meeting
10/25/13 Hardee Correctional Institution Will Have Visitation This Weekend
10/18/13 Florida Department of Corrections Takes Immediate Steps to Increase Public Safety After Fraudulent Documents Used
10/16/13 Media Invitation to Gulf Correctional Institution Community Partnership Meeting
10/14/13 Reporters Invited to CARE Graduation of Inmate Trained Dogs
10/14/13 Media Updates Scheduled for William Happ
10/09/13 Faith and Character Based Residential Program for Women Opens at Hernando Correctional Institution
10/08/13 Okaloosa Correctional Institution to Host Community Partnership Meeting
10/08/13 Central Florida Reception Center to Host Community Partnership Meeting
10/07/13 Reporters Invited to 30th Graduating Class of UTOPIA Dog Training Program
10/07/13 Grand Opening of Hernando Correctional’s Faith and Character Based Facility
10/04/13 Department of Corrections Cancels Visitation at Some Panhandle Facilities Due to Tropical Storm Karen
10/04/13 Visitation Cancelled at Martin Correctional Institution This Weekend
10/02/13 Second Chance Pals to Graduate Inmate Trained Dogs at Ft. Myers Work Camp
09/30/13 Pups N Pals to Graduate Inmate Trained Dogs at Tomoka Work Camp
09/30/13 Media Updates Scheduled for Marshall Lee Gore
09/23/13 Santa Rosa Correctional to Host Sesame Street Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration Event During Visitation on Saturday
09/23/13 Apalachee Correctional Institution to Host Community Partnership Meeting
09/17/13 Martin Correctional’s American Legion Chapter 398 to Recognize POW/MIA Observance Day
09/11/13 Jessica Cary Joins Florida Department of Corrections As Director of Communications
09/11/13 Community Corrections and Law Enforcement Strike Teams Target Violent Offenders; Make 50 Arrests and Seize 5 Weapons
08/28/13 The Florida Department of Corrections Remembers a Community Legend
08/26/13 Lowell Reception Center Changes Name to Florida Women’s Reception Center
08/24/13 Florida Department of Corrections Region III Institutions and Sesame Street Help Children of Incarcerated Parents
08/20/13 Institutions to Host Sesame Street Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration Event During Visitation on Saturday
08/16/13 Media Invitation to the 4th HART Dog Graduation Program at Wakulla CI Work Camp
08/14/13 Media Invitation to 28th DAWGS Gradation Program at Gulf Forestry Camp
08/14/13 You are invited to tour Charlotte Correctional and attend the Community Partnership Meeting
08/13/13 Institutions to Host Sesame Street Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration Event During Visitation on Saturday
08/09/13 Reporters Invited to Paws on Parole 28th Academy Graduation
08/02/13 Media Updates Scheduled for John Errol Ferguson
08/01/13 Reporters Invited to Fourth Graduation of Hardee Hero Hounds
07/25/13 Pups N Pals to Graduate 12 Inmate Trained Dogs at Tomoka Work Camp
07/23/13 Media Member! You are invited to tour Northwest Florida Reception Center and attend the Community Partnership Meeting
07/16/13 Tomoka Correctional Institution to Host Community Partnership Meeting
07/13/13 Florida Department of Corrections Announces Partnership with Sesame Street Focusing On Children of Incarcerated Parents
07/12/13 Crash Involving Department of Correction Vehicle
07/12/13 Reporters Invited to 29th Graduating Class of UTOPIA Dog Training Program
07/09/13 Media Updates Scheduled for Marshall Lee Gore
07/08/13 Florida Department of Corrections Announces Partnership with Sesame Street around Little Children, Big Challenges: Incarceration
06/25/13 Governor Scott Presents Officer Stanley Peterson with the "Medal of Heroism"
06/24/13 3rd FEATS Graduation Ceremony & Adoption Showcase at Northwest Florida Reception Center
06/21/13 Media Member! You are invited to tour Jefferson Correctional Institution and attend the Community Partnership Meeting
06/20/13 Media Updates Scheduled for Marshall Lee Gore
06/19/13 Reporters Invited to DAWGS 27th Class Graduation of Inmate Trained Dogs
06/12/13 Updated Media Updates Scheduled for William Van Poyck
06/10/13 Media Updates Scheduled for William Van Poyck
06/10/13 Media Member! You are invited to tour Polk Correctional Institution and attend the Community Partnership Meeting
06/06/13 Reporters Invited to Pups N Pals Graduation of Inmate Trained Dogs
06/06/13 Reporters Invited to GED Graduation for Inmates at DeSoto Annex
05/28/13 Media Updates Scheduled for Elmer Carroll
05/21/13 Reporters Invited to CARE Graduation of Inmate Trained Dogs
05/20/13 Governor Scott: Florida Families First Budget Invests in Keeping Florida Families and Visitors
5/13/13 Reporters invited to Department of Corrections Fallen Officers Memorial Ceremony in Crawfordville
5/6/13 Corrections and Law Enforcement Strike Team Target Offenders on House Arrest; Make 49 Arrests and Seize Weapons
5/3/13 Media Advisory: Visitation Cancelled at Lawtey Correctional Institution This Weekend
4/25/13 Media Advisory: Inmate Art Showcased at 2nd Annual Mother's Day Art Show
4/17/13 Media Advisory: Reporters Invited to Paws On Parole 26th Academy Graduation - An inmate trained dog program at Gainesville Work Camp
4/16/13 100 Year Birthday Celebration of Union Correctional Institution
4/15/13 Reporters Invited to Pups & Pals Graduation of Inmate Trained Dogs at Tomoka Correctional Institution's Work Camp
4/10/13 Reporters Invited to Second Graduation Class of Hardee Hero Hounds
4/10/13 Reporters Invited to 28th Graduating Class of UTOPIA Dog Training Program
4/2/13 The Florida Department of Corrections Launches New Performance Dashboard
3/28/13 Department of Corrections Employees Win Seven Prudential-Davis Productivity Awards
3/19/13 POSTPONED-Media Invitation to Tour Gadsden Re-Entry Center
3/15/13 Dedication of Sgt. Ruben Thomas Memorial at Columbia Correctional Institution
3/14/13 Media Invitation to Tour Gadsden Re-Entry Center
3/4/13 3rd Annual DC Doggie Dash is March 16
2/27/13 Reporters Invited to FEATS 2nd Graduation at NFRC
2/22/13 Reporters Invited to Paws On Parole 25th Academy Graduation
2/22/13 Media Invitation: Open House at Lowell Correctional Institution’s Second Chance Farm
2/22/13 Setting the Record Straight: Closings costly for state prison budget
2/18/13 Media Invitation: Inmate GED and Vocational Graduation at Hardee Correctional Institution
2/13/13 Reporters Invited to Wakulla Correctional Black History Program
2/13/13 Reporters Invited to First Graduation of Hardee Hero Hounds
2/5/13 Media Member!  You are invited to the Dog Training Program at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp
2/4/13 Department of Corrections Announces Drop in Inmate Recidivism Rates
2/1/13 Press Conference: Department of Corrections to Announce Drop in Inmate Recidivism Rates
1/31/13 Department of Corrections Budget Will Enhance Public Safety, Fill Critical Vacancies
1/25/13 Timothy Cannon Appointed to Deputy Secretary at the Department of Corrections
1/23/13 Media Member! You are invited to Cross City Work Camp’s Community Partnership Meeting
1/23/13 Media Member! You are invited to DeSoto Correctional Institution’s Community Partnership Meeting
1/18/13 Media Member! You Are Invited To Baker CI’s Kindle Project Presentation
1/8/13 Reporters invited to Graduation of Inmate-Trained Dogs at Baker Correctional Institution
1/8/13 Reporters invited to Graduation of Inmate-Trained Dogs at Gulf Forestry Camp