September 24, 2018

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  • WHO LET THE DOGS OUT??? HOW TO AVOID GETTING BIT!

    Sharing a bit of good advice! We’ve heard numerous people have had negative experiences with FDC going in during visitation and asking the visitor to go outside as a search dog signaled something in their vehicle. Documentation of an actual scenario  Sunday, May 20, 2018 12:13 PM Hi.  I went to visit my wife today…

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  • FDC PUTS DOWNTOWN TALLAHASSEE WORKERS ON ALERT!

    Courtesy:  Jeff Burlew, Democrat senior writer Published 11:44 a.m. ET Jan. 12, 2018 | Updated 4:59 p.m. ET Jan. 12, 2018    (Photo: Jeff Burlew/Democrat)   The Florida Department of Corrections put its downtown Tallahassee employees on high alert over possible protests next week outside its offices.  The office of FDC Secretary Julie Jones sent an email…

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  • REFORMATION OF MANDATORY MINIMUM LAWS

    HEEDING THE CALL FROM FAMILIES AGAINST MANDATORY MINIMUMS FOR OFFENDERS WITH MANDATORY MINIMUM SENTENCES IN THE FOLLOWING STATES. Pennsylvania Florida Iowa Nebraska Missouri Louisiana Oklahoma Kentucky Ohio FAMM will be sharing the stories of those affected by mandatory minimum sentencing within these states with lawmakers and the community.  Unfortunately, not every case will work, but…

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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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  • HUGE PROFIT STRATEGIES – FAMILIES BEWARE

    Having a tough time coming out of pocket for exorbitant mark-ups on Florida Dept. of Corrections Canteen food and other items that inmates, or more correctly their families, are sacrificing to purchase?  This is no minimal markup, this is avid profiteering.  You be the Judge!               Compare to Winn…

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