Eight FDC Correctional Institutions Earn Reaccreditation

Press Release: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The American Correctional Association (ACA) reaccredited eight Florida Department of Corrections’ (FDC) correctional institutions during the ACA’s 2020 Summer Conference panel hearings. “Each reaccreditation is further affirmation that Florida’s correctional institutions are…

FDC offers $1K hiring bonus statewide

Release: FDC Announces Hiring Bonuses TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) announces $1,000 hiring bonuses for new hires at institutions statewide. Applicants who complete their correctional officer certification through either FDC or certain…

FDC Honors Correctional Employee Appreciation Week

Release: FDC Recognizes Correctional Employee Appreciation Week TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) is pleased to recognize the unwavering commitment of Florida’s correctional professionals by celebrating Correctional Employee Appreciation Week May 3-9, 2020.…

Correctional Officers Hospitalized After Prison Attack

LIVE OAK, FL - Five Suwannee Correctional Institution Officers were hospitalized after an attack at the prison on Monday, October 28th. The five officers suffered stab wounds from homemade weapons crafted by the inmates. The…