July 18, 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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  • 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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  • CHRONICLES OF PAROLE HEARING HELD 1/15/2014

    First Coast News, news source 4:38 p.m. EST January 14, 2014 Video courtesy of FCN Coming soon... Parole Hearing Audio. Meg Pace reports on the Florida Parole Commission to consider release of inmate Bryan Sanford.                                     UPDATE, 1/15/14: Bryan Sanford's…

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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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  • JUST DROP THE CASE & FREE MARISSA ALEXANDER

    ATTEND MARISSAS COURTHEARING TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT! THE WORLD IS WATCHING! THURSDAY, OCT 31st, 8:30 AM DUVAL COUNTY COURTHOUSE 501 W ADAMS ST., 6TH FLOOR JACKSONVILLE, FL *WEAR BLACK* Who is Marissa Alexander? MarissaAlexander is an African American mother and survivor…

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  • JUST DROP THE CASE & FREE MARISSA ALEXANDER

    ATTEND MARISSA’S COURT HEARING TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT!  THE WORLD IS WATCHING! THURSDAY, OCT 31st, 8:30 AM  DUVAL COUNTY COURTHOUSE 501 W ADAMS ST., 6TH FLOOR   JACKSONVILLE, FL *WEAR BLACK* Who is Marissa Alexander?                              Marissa Alexander is an African American mother and survivor…

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  • IT’S BEEN A LONG TIME COMING

    Eric Holder 82nd Atty Gen From FAMILIES AGAINST MANDATORY MINIMUMS Today was a historic day in our fight for smarter sentencing laws! For the first time in the 20+ years I have been at this, the U.S. Department of Justice has admitted our arguments are right and that eliminating some mandatory minimums will make us safer.…

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