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Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

DOC Press Releases and Announcements

12/16/14 SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: The Miami Herald Continues to Omit Facts, Mislead Readers, Push False Narrative
12/03/14 Taylor Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
12/01/14 Holmes Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
11/20/14 Florida Department of Corrections K-9 Units Help Ensure Public Safety
11/20/14 Florida Department of Corrections and Smart Horizons Career Online Education Announce First Class of Inmates from Central Florida Reception Center Graduate from FLDOC Online Campus
11/19/14 Madison Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
11/19/14 CARE Graduation to Be Held at Baker Correctional Institution Work Camp
11/18/14 Polk Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
11/17/14 Mayo Correctional Institution Annex to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
11/17/14 Liberty Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
11/13/14 Northwest Florida Reception Center to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
11/12/14 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Rapid Response Team Training
11/12/14 Updated! Media Briefings Scheduled for Execution of Chadwick Banks
11/12/14 Cross City Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
11/07/14 Florida Department of Corrections Values Our Nation’s Veterans
11/06/14 Returning Hearts Celebration Reunites Inmates With Families
11/06/14 Prison Pals N Pups Graduation Ceremony to Be Held at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp
11/06/14 Jackson Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
11/05/14 Florida Department of Corrections K-9 Units Play Important Role in Keeping Florida Safe
11/05/14 Charlotte Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
10/30/14 Florida Department of Corrections Focuses on Enhancing Public Safety on Halloween and Reminds Offenders to Follow the Rules
10/29/14 Calhoun Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
10/29/14 Department of Corrections K-9 Units Assist in Locating Missing Baker County Child
10/28/14 WOOF Program’s 20th Academy Graduation to Be Held at Lowell Work Camp
10/27/14 Apalachee Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
10/27/14 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: WUFT News: Paws On Parole Looking To Continue Perfect Adoption Rate
10/23/14 Baker and Columbia Correctional Institutions to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
10/22/14 DOC Partners with National Guard to Hire Veterans and Military Personnel
10/22/14 15th HART Graduation to Be Held at Wakulla Work Camp
10/22/14 Sumter Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
10/21/14 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Pensacola News Journal: Local program helps inmates earn diplomas online
10/21/14 Avon Park Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
10/21/14 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: WUSF News: FL Prisons Chief: Bad Guards Won’t Drive Future of Corrections
10/20/14 DJJ, DCF, DOC and Partners Present the Fifth Annual National Faith Symposium, “Our Children, Our Future: Strengthening Families and Communities Through Faith”
10/20/14 Putnam Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
10/20/14 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Palm Beach Post: Commentary: Focus on mental illness among prison inmates
10/20/14 Florida Department of Corrections Announces Expansion of Career Online High School Program for Inmates to Fifteen Correctional Facilities
10/16/14 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Charlotte Sun: Florida Corrections Report Sparks Audit
10/16/14 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Orlando Sentinel: Letter to the Editor: Prison reforms underway
10/16/14 Lancaster Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
10/15/14 Zephyrhills Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
10/15/14 Florida Department of Corrections Congratulates K-9 Units
10/14/14 Okaloosa Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
10/13/14 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Pensacola News Journal: Editorial: Work Release Works
10/13/14 FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS ANNOUNCES NEW PRESS SECRETARY
10/13/14 Department of Corrections Takes Unprecedented Steps to Ensure Safer Practices and Policies are in Place
10/13/14 Gadsden Re-Entry Center to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
10/10/14 SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT | Miami Herald Editorial Omits Corrections’ Reforms
10/09/14 Suwannee Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
10/09/14 Revised - Advisory: Gulf Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
10/08/14 Gulf Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
10/07/14 Wakulla Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
10/06/14 Lawtey Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
10/03/14 Hamilton Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
10/03/14 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Rapid Response Team Training
10/01/14 Okeechobee Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
09/30/14 Reception and Medical Center to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
09/29/14 Martin Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
09/23/14 DOC Partners with National Guard to Hire Veterans and Military Personnel
09/23/14 Santa Rosa Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
09/22/14 “Paws on Parole” 35th Academy Graduation to Be Held at Gainesville Work Camp
09/19/14 DOC Partners with National Guard to Hire Veterans and Military Personnel
09/17/14 Unique Opportunity Offers Citizens a View of Franklin Correctional Institution’s Contributions to the Community
09/16/14 Marion, Lowell Correctional Institutions and the Florida Women’s Reception Center to Hold Joint Community Partnership Meeting
09/16/14 DOC Partners with National Guard to Hire Veterans and Military Personnel
09/12/14 “Prison Pals N Pups” Graduation Ceremony to Be Held at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp
09/12/14 DOC Partners with National Guard to Hire Veterans and Military Personnel
09/10/14 Department of Corrections Awarded a $750,000 Grant for a Pilot Re-entry Probation Program in Pinellas County
09/09/14 DOC Launches Transparency Database of Inmate Deaths
09/09/14 Homestead and Dade Correctional Institutions to Hold Joint Community Partnership Meeting
09/05/14 Secretary Crews Releases New Disciplinary Policy to Increase Employee Accountability
09/04/14 DOC Partners with National Guard to Hire Veterans and Military Personnel
09/02/14 Jefferson Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
09/02/14 Hernando Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
08/29/14 Unique Opportunity Offers Citizens a View of Century Correctional Institution’s Contributions to the Community
08/25/14 Century Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
08/22/14 "WOOF" Program’s 19th Academy Graduation to Be Held at Lowell Work Camp
08/22/14 CARE Graduation to Be Held at Baker Correctional Institution Work Camp
08/20/14 Sec. Crews: “Everything we do is moving us down a path toward safer facilities and a safer Florida“
08/19/14 Hardee Hero Hounds’ 10th Graduation to Be Held at Hardee Correctional Institution Work Camp
08/11/14 DOC Partners with National Guard to Hire Veterans and Military Personnel
08/11/14 Walton Correctional Institution’s K-9 Team Rescues Missing Person
08/08/14 Tomoka Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
08/05/14 Department of Corrections Members Receive the 2014 David H. Williams Excellence of Service Award
08/04/14 Santa Rosa Correctional Institution’s K-9 Team Rescues Missing Child
07/29/14 “Paws on Parole” 34th Academy Graduation to Be Held at Gainesville Work Camp
07/29/14 Walton Correctional Institution to Hold Community Partnership Meeting
07/25/14 Holmes Correctional Institution’s K-9 Team Instrumental In Successfully Capturing Fugitives
07/22/14 Taylor Correctional Institution K-9 Team Captures Fleeing Suspect
07/21/14 “Prison Pals N Pups” Graduation Ceremony to Be Held at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp
07/18/14 Probation, Parole, and Community Supervision Week Recognizes the Efforts of Community Corrections
07/18/14 Advisory: Media Briefings Scheduled for Execution of Eddie Davis
07/09/14 Updated! Advisory: Media Briefings Scheduled for Execution of Eddie Davis
06/26/14 "Paws of Freedom" Ceremony to Be Held at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp
06/17/14 Updated! Advisory: Media Briefings Scheduled for Execution of John Henry
06/13/14 Department of Corrections Announces Comprehensive Review of Procedures Related to Inmates with Mental Health Conditions
06/09/14 Inmate Trained Dogs to Graduate CARE program at Baker Correctional Institution's Work Camp
05/28/14 Department of Corrections Requested Meeting with Miami Dade Police Department Yields Timely Commitment to Conclusion of Dade Correctional Institution Case
05/22/14 Florida Department of Corrections Requests Meeting with Miami Dade Police Department
05/05/14 Fallen Corrections Officers Remembered Through Wreath Laying Ceremony
05/02/14 Visitation Cancelled at Mayo Correctional Institution - Annex this Weekend
04/22/14 Updated! Media Briefings Scheduled for Execution of Robert Hendrix
04/07/14 Florida Department of Corrections Supports Victims of Crime and Observes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week
04/07/14 Reporters Invited to Unconditional Love Graduation of Inmate Trained Dogs
03/25/14 CARE Graduation at Baker Correctional’s Work Camp
03/24/14 DAWGS Celebrating 5th Anniversary and Graduating 32nd Class at Gulf Forestry Camp
03/22/14 Visitation Cancelled at Columbia Correctional Institution and Annex Tomorrow
03/21/14 Statement from Department of Corrections Secretary Michael Crews Regarding Probation and Parole Office In Pensacola
03/19/14 Updated! Media Updates Scheduled for Robert Henry
03/14/14 Sergeant Ruben Thomas Memorial Service at Columbia Correctional Institution
03/11/14 4th Annual DC Doggie Dash is March 15
03/11/14 DeSoto Correctional Institution to Hold GED and Vocational Graduation
03/05/14 Visitation Cancelled at Hardee Correctional Institution and Work Camp This Weekend
02/28/14 Visitation Cancelled at Hardee Correctional Institution and Work Camp This Weekend
02/25/14 Updated! Media Updates Scheduled for Paul Howell
02/20/14 Visitation Cancelled at Lancaster Correctional Institution and Work Camp This Weekend
02/12/14 HART Graduating 13th Class at Wakulla Work Camp
02/11/14 Department of Corrections New Mobile App Gives Victims Access to Offender Information Any Time, Any Place
02/11/14 Updated! Media Updates Scheduled for Juan Carlos Chavez
02/06/14 Visitation Cancelled at Okaloosa Work Camp This Weekend
01/29/14 Department of Corrections Budget Will Help Ensure the Safety of Florida Families, Enhance Efficiencies and Reduce Recidivism
01/22/14 Pups N Pals Graduating 22nd Class at Tomoka Work Camp
01/15/14 Reporters Invited to Unconditional Love Graduation of Inmate Trained Dogs
01/10/14 Reporters Invited to CARE Graduation of Inmate Trained Dogs
01/06/14 Media Updates Scheduled for Thomas Knight

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