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Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

FDC Press Releases and Announcements

05/03/16 Guardian ad Litem Recognizes Suwannee Correctional Institution as Community Advocate of the Year
05/02/16 Correctional Officer Dies Following CERT Competition
05/02/16 Governor Rick Scott Proclaims May 1-7 as Florida Correctional Employees Week
04/28/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Gulf Correctional Institution Annex
04/28/16 Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
04/26/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Okeechobee Correctional Institution
04/26/16 Department of Corrections Participates in a CareerSource Hiring Event
04/25/16 Department of Corrections Partners with U.S. Probation Office for Resource Fair
04/22/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Columbia Correctional Institution
04/22/16 Inmate Attacks Correctional Officer at Columbia Correctional Institution
04/21/16 Inmate Attacks Correctional Officer at Taylor Correctional Institution
04/21/16 Department of Corrections to Host Ocala Job Fair
04/20/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Jackson Correctional Institution
04/19/16 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT (Video): The Florida Channel: Florida Portrait- Reception and Medical Center March of Dimes Marathon
04/18/16 Inmate Attacks Correctional Officer at Avon Park Correctional Institution
04/18/16 Department of Corrections Employees Win Prudential Productivity Awards 
04/18/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Lake Correctional Institution
04/16/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Hamilton Correctional Institution Annex
04/15/16 Inmate Attacks Correctional Officer at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution
04/15/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Avon Park Correctional Institution
04/15/16 Inmate Attacks Correctional Officer at Union Correctional Institution
04/15/16 Inmate Attacks Correctional Officer at Okeechobee Correctional Institution
04/15/16 Centurion of Florida Begins Transition as New Medical Provider
04/15/16 Charlotte Correctional Institution Staff Participate in Unity Walk
04/14/16 Youthful Offender Population Visitation Cancelled at Sumter Correctional Institution this Weekend
04/14/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Union Correctional Institution
04/12/16 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Tallahassee Job Fair
04/12/16 Inmate Attacks Correctional Officers at Charlotte Correctional Institution
04/12/16 Inmate Attacks Correctional Officer at Florida State Prison
04/11/16 Statement Regarding Fire at Live Oak Probation Office
04/11/16 Florida Department of Corrections Observes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week
04/08/16 Correctional Officers Graduate from Florida Leadership Academy
04/07/16 Inmate Attacks Correctional Officers at RMC
04/06/16 FDC Secretary Attends Criminal Justice Reform Colloquium
04/04/16 FDC Rapidly Responds to Assault on Correctional Officer
04/04/16 Pawsitive Direction Inaugural Graduation to be held at Okeechobee Work Camp
04/01/16 FDC Inmates Run Marathon in Support of March for Babies
04/01/16 FDC to Hire More Than 4,000 Correctional Officers
03/31/16 Statement Regarding the Death of Christal Anderson
03/30/16 FDC Food Service Employee Arrested Following OIG Investigation
03/30/16 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT (Video): WCTV: Florida Corrections Facility Seeking Help in Georgia
03/29/16 FDC Correctional Officer Sergeant Arrested Following Investigation
03/28/16 DAWGS in Prison Graduation to be held at Gulf Forestry Camp
03/28/16 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Northwest Florida Daily News: Prison program aims to create better men, fathers
03/25/16 Department of Corrections Participates in a CareerSource Hiring Event
03/25/16 Visitation Cancelled at Reception and Medical Center this Weekend
03/24/16 FDC Applauds Governor Rick Scott Signing HB 1149 into Law
03/22/16 TAILS Graduation to be held at Baker Correctional Institution Work Camp
03/21/16 R.O.C.K. Hounds Graduation to be held at Union Correctional Institution
03/21/16 FDC Participates in Suwannee County Fair Hiring Event
03/21/16 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Miami Herald: The Education of Julie Jones, Florida’s Prisons Chief
03/18/16 RMC Paw Camp Graduation to be held at Reception and Medical Center Work Camp
03/18/16 Correctional Officer Arrested on Multiple Counts
03/15/16 FDC Participates in CareerSource Hiring Event
03/15/16 “Heel to Heal” Debuts at Hernando Correctional Institution
03/14/16 Hardee Hero Hounds Graduation to be held at Hardee Correctional Institution
03/14/16 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: The Daytona Beach News-Journal: Prison bloodhound helps save missing woman in Palm Coast
03/11/16 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: WKMG: Prison Pups N Pals graduation day bittersweet for Volusia inmates
03/10/16 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Healthy Living Magazine from Ocala Publications: Taking Back the Gavel
03/09/16 Correctional Officer Sergeant Arrested Following Lengthy OIG Investigation
03/08/16 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Northwest Florida Daily News: Convicts and Canines: Five weeks down, five more to go
03/07/16 Prison Pups N Pals Graduation Ceremony to be held at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp
03/05/16 Statement from Secretary Julie Jones on FDC Budget
03/04/16 FDC Applauds the Passage of HB 1149
03/02/16 FDC Employees Arrested Following OIG Investigations
02/26/16 FDC Employee Arrested Following OIG Investigation
02/26/16 FDC Participates in CareerSource Hiring Event
02/24/16 Correctional Officers Criminally Charged Following OIG Investigation
02/19/16 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Ocala Star-Banner: Prisoners learn, grow through participation in Gavel Clubs
02/18/16 Florida Senate Confirms Secretary Julie Jones with Unanimous Vote
02/18/16 Outage at Century Correctional Institution - UPDATED! February 19, 2016
02/09/16 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Northwest Florida Daily News: Convicts and Canines: Prison program rehabilitates inmates and dogs
02/09/16 Department of Corrections Participates in a CareerSource Hiring Event
02/08/16 Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
02/01/16 Florida Department of Corrections Ensures Public Safety and Receives Several Recognitions
01/28/16 Florida Department of Corrections Highlights Accreditation of Facilities
01/27/16 DAWGS in Prison Graduation to be held at Gulf Forestry Camp
01/21/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Florida Law Enforcement Agencies Career Fair
01/14/16 Hardee Hero Hounds Graduation to be held at Hardee Correctional Institution
01/06/16 Okeechobee Work Camp Partners with a Local Shelter to Start a New Inmate Dog Training Program
01/05/16 Paws on Parole Graduation to be held at Gainesville Work Camp
01/05/16 Media Briefings Scheduled for Execution of Oscar Ray Bolin - UPDATED! January 7, 2016
01/04/16 Prison Pups N Pals Graduation Ceremony to be held at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp

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