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American Correction Association Reaccredits Five Florida Department of Corrections Institutions

The American Correctional Association (ACA) reaccredited five Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) correctional institutions at the recent ACA Commission on Standards and Accreditation hearings. Each institution receiving re-accreditation was found to be 100 percent compliant...

Charlie Crist: Feds Sending $4.7 Million to Help Safety, Security in Florida

Last week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, announced five grants from the U.S. Department of Justice which are coming to Florida. The grants total more than $4.7...
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FEMA Sending $16.4 Million to Florida in Hurricane Michael Public Assistance Grants

Funding from FEMA’s Public Assistance program will provide reimbursements to Bay County, the Florida Department of Corrections and the Family of God Baptist Church.
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Ron DeSantis, FDC Honor Florida Correctional Employees Week

FDC employs almost 24,000 correctional employees with the majority interacting with the inmate and offender population daily. FDC continuously operates 145 facilities statewide, including 50 correctional institutions and probation offices serving every county in Florida.
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Florida Sheriffs Research Institute Unveils Report on Violent, Repeat Drug Offenders in State Prisons

On Tuesday, the Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) Research Institute sent all members of the Florida Legislature their newest report “Repeat Drug-Offenders in Prison: Not Your Low-Level, Non-Violent Offender.”
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Ron DeSantis Rips Biden Administration’s Handling of Criminals Who Illegally Entered the U.S.

DeSantis “demanded that the Biden administration rescind its recent executive action allowing criminal aliens to go free,” insisting “these dangerous and reckless policies jeopardize the health, security and wellbeing of Florida communities.”
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FEMA Sending $17.1 Million to Florida Government for Hurricane Michael Recovery

FDC is receiving $6,458,521 in reimbursement for the cost of responding to the disaster. This is the completion of an expedited project, initially awarded in August 2019 at 50 percent of eligible costs incurred.
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