July 18, 2018

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  • PUBLIC HEARING RE: VISITATION ROLLBACK

    COME ONE, COME ALL!!! The Public Hearing on Visitation Rule 33-601.722 will be held on Tuesday, April 3rd, from 8:30 am to 10 am at the Capital Circle Office Center (Betty Easley Center), 4075 Esplanade Way, Room 148, Tallahassee, FL  32399. Anyone desiring to offer input regarding the rollback of visitation to twice monthly must…

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  • 8 MARCH 2018 PROTEST RALLY AT FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

    Watch the video 3/8/18: http://www.wtxl.com/news/protesters-rallying-for-inmates-at-florida-dept-of-corrections/article_6bbf8816-2360-11e8-9e7e-f3f7d52e4ae6.html#tncms-source=article-nav-next Protesters are pictured at Gov. Rick Scott's office dressed to represent  offenders who will be negatively impacted by the proposed cutbacks in visitation, in spite of the well known factual benefits of getting a visit.  They submitted a petition, authored by Jewie Tryon and addressed to Gov. Scott requesting his…

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  • STEP UP AND STEP OUT TO RETAIN WEEKLY PRISON VISITATION

    GO TO THE PETITION SITE NOW TO READ, SIGN AND POST TO YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA!! https://www.change.org/p/governor-rick-scott-stop-fdoc-from-taking-our-family-visitation-time-away Addressed to Governor Rick Scott - Created by Jewie Tryon. In this March 8, 2016, photo, Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones visits with Wakulla Correctional Institution inmates. Citing staff shortages and safety issues, the agency has announced…

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  • LIFE = 20 YEARS UNDER SB 1744

    Florida Senate - 2017 SB 1744 By Senator Rouson Tallahassee Office 212 Senate Office Building 404 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100 (850) 487-5019 19-01506-17                                                            …

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  • FLORIDA PAROLE BILLS – 2017 SESSION

         HB 535 General BILL by Edwards ; (Co-Introducers) Cortes, J. Aged Prison Inmates; Requires DOC to consider needs of inmates older than 50 years of age & adopt health care standards for that population; provides for supervised conditional elderly release program; provides criteria for program eligibility; authorizes arrest of inmate who has been released…

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  • FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS SPECTRUM

    Courtesy WFSU Sasha Cordner Sept. 2016 The Florida Department of Corrections is starting to implement a new program aimed at making sure released offenders don’t come back to the state’s prison system. Prison officials say Spectrum is a research-based program unique to Florida.

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  • “SORRY, VISITATION NOT APPROVED!”

    Question:  Ever wonder why you are only allowed to be on one offender's visit list if you are not their family member?  You won't be able to visit an inmate you may be encouraging by mail or someone whose family is not in the state or someone who has no family left. It is a…

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  • "SORRY, VISITATION NOT APPROVED!"

    Question: Ever wonder why you are only allowed to be on one offender's visit list if you are not their family member? You won't be able to visit an inmate you may be encouraging by mail or someone whose family is not in the state or someone who has no family left. It is a…

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