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Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

FDC Press Releases and Announcements

09/29/16 FDC Probation Office Partners with Community for Unique Offender Program
09/28/16 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event at Wakulla Correctional Institution
09/28/16 Florida Department of Corrections to Host Hiring Event at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution
09/26/16 Statement on Bridges of America
09/22/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Recruitment Event (Jasper, FL)
09/21/16 FDC Implements Research-Based Programming to Reduce Recidivism
09/21/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Recruitment Event (Bonifay, FL)
09/20/16 Prison Pups N’ Pals Graduation to be held at Tomoka Correctional Institution
09/15/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Recruitment Event
09/13/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Recruitment Event
09/13/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Recruitment Event
09/12/16 FDC Institutions Resume Normal Operations Following Disturbances
09/10/16 Visitation Cancelled at Mayo Correctional Institution this Weekend
09/09/16 Visitation Cancelled at Holmes Correctional Institution and Gulf Correctional Institution Annex this Weekend
09/09/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Liberty Correctional Institution
09/08/16 Statement regarding Holmes Correctional Institution disturbance
08/31/16 Pawsitive Direction Graduation to be held at Okeechobee Work Camp
08/26/16 Correctional Officer Arrested Following Long-Term Office of Inspector General Investigation
08/18/16 Correctional Officer Arrested Following Florida Department of Corrections Office of Inspector General Investigation
08/16/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Job Fair
08/11/16 RMC Paw Camp Graduation to be held at Reception and Medical Center Work Camp
08/11/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Job Fair
08/02/16 Florida Department of Corrections Names New Chief of Staff
07/29/16 Visitations Resume at Okaloosa Correctional Institution
07/27/16 Heel to Heal Graduation to be held at Hernando Correctional Institution
07/27/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Job Fair
07/22/16 Visitation Cancelled at Okaloosa Correctional Institution
07/20/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Job Fair
07/20/16 Prison Pups N Pals Graduation Ceremony to be held at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp
07/19/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Job Fair
07/19/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Job Fair
07/19/16 Florida Department of Corrections Participates in a CareerSource Hiring Event 
07/18/16 Governor Rick Scott Recognizes July 17-23 as Pretrial, Probation, and Parole Supervision Week
07/18/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts First Family and Friends Orientation Day
07/15/16 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Florida Baptist Witness: Florida Department of Corrections sees benefits of faith-based programs
07/13/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Job Fair
07/06/16 Florida Gateway College and Florida Department of Corrections Selected for Recidivism Reduction Program
07/06/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Job Fair
07/05/16 Correctional Officer Arrested Following FDC Office of Inspector General Investigation
07/05/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Job Fair
06/27/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Job Fair
06/27/16 Visitation Cancelled at Lake Correctional Institution
06/21/16 Florida Department of Corrections Announces New Director of Communications
06/21/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Job Fair
06/21/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Job Fair
06/17/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Job Fair
06/10/16 Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
06/10/16 Visitation Cancelled at Franklin Correctional Institution this Weekend
06/10/16 Visitation Cancelled at South Florida Reception Center this Weekend
06/07/16 FIDO Project Graduation to be held at Marion Correctional Institution Work Camp
06/07/16 R.O.C.K. Hounds Graduation to be held at Union Correctional Institution
06/06/16 Inmate Attacks Correctional Officer at Calhoun Correctional Institution
06/06/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Job Fair
06/02/16 Correctional Officer Arrested by FDC Office of Inspector General
06/02/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Job Fair
06/01/16 Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
06/01/16 Florida Department of Corrections Participates in a Career Resource Fair
06/01/16 RMC Paw Camp Graduation to be held at Reception and Medical Center Work Camp
05/31/16 TAILS Graduation to be held at Baker Correctional Institution Work Camp
05/31/16 Florida Department of Corrections Hosts Job Fair
05/31/16 Florida Department of Corrections Honors America’s Heroes on Memorial Day
05/27/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officers at West Palm Beach Community Release Center
05/27/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officers at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution
05/27/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Charlotte Correctional Institution
05/27/16 Florida Department of Corrections Staff Attend Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health Summit
05/25/16 Inmate Assaults Staff Member at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex
05/24/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Suwannee Correctional Institution
05/24/16 Heel to Heal Inaugural Graduation to be held at Hernando Correctional Institution
05/24/16 Inmate Assaults Staff Member at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex
05/23/16 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Tallahassee Democrat: Art, hope and superheroes at Wakulla Correctional Institution
05/23/16 DAWGS in Prison Graduation to be held at Gulf Forestry Camp
05/19/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officers at Sumter Correctional Institution
05/19/16 Paws for Veterans Graduation Ceremony to be held at Central Florida Reception Center
05/18/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Franklin Correctional Institution Work Camp
05/18/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officers at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution
05/18/16 Florida Department of Corrections Honors Fallen Officers *Photo Release*
05/18/16 Hardee Hero Hounds Graduation to be held at Hardee Correctional Institution
05/17/16 Department of Corrections Hosts Job Fair
05/17/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Century Correctional Institution
05/16/16 Prison Pups N Pals Graduation Ceremony to be held at Tomoka Correctional Institution Work Camp
05/16/16 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Corrections Today: The First 50 in the Nation: Correctional Behavioral Health Certification Program
05/14/16 Inmate Attacks Correctional Officer at Loxahatchee Road Prison
05/13/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Florida State Prison
05/13/16 FDC Staff Become First in the Nation to Earn Mental Health Certification
05/13/16 Former Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
05/13/16 Inmate Attacks Correctional Officer at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution
05/11/16 FDC Merges Broward Bridge Re-Entry Services at Pompano Beach Location
05/09/16 IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: NBC 6 South Florida: Volunteers Help Florida Inmates Connect with Their Kids
05/06/16 Charlotte Correctional Institution’s Leadership Team Participates in Mental Health Awareness Walk
05/06/16 Inmate Attacks Correctional Officer at Martin Correctional Institution
05/05/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Central Florida Reception Center
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
05/02/16 Inmate Attacks Correctional Officer at Franklin Correctional Institution
05/02/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Marion Correctional Institution
05/01/16 Inmate Attacks Correctional Officer at Northwest Florida Reception Center
05/01/16 Inmate Attacks Correctional Officer at Hardee Correctional Institution
05/01/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer While Incarcerated at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex
04/29/16 Inmate Assaults Correctional Officer at Suwannee Correctional Institution
04/29/16 Inmate Attacks Correctional Officer at Union Correctional Institution
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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