April 21, 2018

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  • FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS – THE BIG GUNS HAVE RELOADED!

    For Immediate Release:     September 12, 2014 CONTACT: Florida Department of Corrections Communications Office: (850) 488-0420 First Coast News Interview/Forgotten Majority http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/local/2014/09/12/doc-cracking-down-on-employee-misconduct/15551245/ DOC strictly enforcing zero-tolerance policy for inappropriate and criminal behavior by staff Tallahassee, Fla -- Today the Florida Department of Corrections (DOC) announced that in addition to the six members of its staff that were…

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  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 6 FIRED FOR INMATE ABUSE

    September 11, 2014 CONTACT: Florida Department of Corrections Communications Office:  (850) 488-0420 Mr. Michael Crews,        Mr. Timothy Cannon, Secretary                                Deputy DOC strictly enforcing zero-tolerance policy for criminal behavior by staff SIX DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS STAFF ARRESTED;  TERMINATED…

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  • SECRETARY CRACKS DOWN HARD ON INMATE ABUSE

    Secretary Michael Crews at the Site Visit, Lowell Correctional Institution         He said what he meant and he meant what he said!  Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) Secretary, Michael Crews, made it perfectly clear - ZERO tolerance for inmate abuse.  He is traveling to every prison in the state communicating the message that…

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  • WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT REGION 2

      Mr. Eric Lane Regional Director Region 2 Mr. Duane Spears Asst. Regional Director   Mr. Brian Riedl Regional Warden   Mr. Dan Eberlein Re-Entry Coordinator Region 2 consists of 18 correctional Institutions including the 'Iron Triangle', a cluster of three major prisons that form a razor-wire corridor along State Road 16 north of Starke with a…

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  • WELL WISHES TO COMMISSIONER BERNARD R. COHEN, SR., VICE CHAIR

    Commissioner Bernard R. Cohen, Sr., Vice Chair Florida Parole Commission Commissioner Bernard R. Cohen, Sr. began his criminal justice career with one of the largest state agencies in Florida and the fourth largest prison system in the country, the Florida Department of Corrections (DOC). During his 33 year tenure with DOC, Commissioner Cohen served six…

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  • CORRECTIONS TRANSITION PROGRAM

    Dr. Regina Shearn, Co-Founder, Corrections Transition Program   “MEN GOING HOME” The Corrections Transition Program (CTP) is known state wide as the LIFER’S PROGRAM.  Co-founded by Marta Villacorta, who served as Warden and  Regional IV Director and Dr. Regina B. Shearn, Professor of Psychology, FIU, the CTP prepares inmates for re-entry who are parole eligible and…

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  • WHO NEEDS SANTA?

    BAKER C. I. WORK CAMP What a fantastic treat for all the children who were visiting their dads on Saturday, December 14, 2013, at the Baker C. I.  Work Camp.  The officers at this re-entry facility laid out the red carpet for the kids.  The room was decorated with Christmas lights and a warm holiday…

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  • FDOC WELCOMES INMATE VOICE FOCUS GROUPS

    L-R rear:  Willie Smith, Ocala; Timothy Cannon, Deputy Secretary; Judy Thompson, Forgotten Majority; John Barnes, Orlando;  Michael Crews, Secretary. L-R front: Ricky Dixon, Deputy Asst. Sec. of Institutions; Agnes Fury, Tallahassee; Bonnie Barnes, Orlando; Kim Southerland, Deputy Asst. Sec. of Re-entry; Dr. Amando Aluart, Miami; Henry Brown, Miami. On September 30, 2013, the Inmate Voice…

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