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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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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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FDC Begins to Develop a Mentorship Program Led by Inmates

The program will focus on reducing violence and providing guidance to inmates with short sentences (less than a year remaining to serve), with the goal of successfully restoring them to their communities as law-abiding citizens.
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Florida Corrections, ICE Working Together to Identify Criminal Aliens

The goal of this program is to enhance public safety by identifying criminal aliens received into a correctional facility.
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Eight Florida Correctional Institutions Get Reaccredited

“Each reaccreditation is further affirmation that Florida’s correctional institutions are operated safely, professionally, humanely and in compliance with the U.S. Constitution,” said FDC Sec. Mark Inch on Friday.
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FDC Working With 211 Referral Service to Extend Inmate/Offender Support

FDC established a partnership with the Florida 211 Network to build upon an existing and well-known community resource service. Their services, combined with FDC Re-Entry Resource data, will strengthen the referral services available to the previously incarcerated.

Ron DeSantis Launches Florida Foundation for Correctional Excellence to Help Inmates Reenter Society

The governor’s office noted around 30,000 inmates will rejoin society over the next year and insisted “providing an organized and streamlined transition from prison to community is essential for rehabilitation and integration.”
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Ron DeSantis, Trump Administration Team Up on Importing Prescription Drugs From Canada

DeSantis and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Sec. Alex Azar teamed up to annouce “HHS issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) and draft guidance for the plan” to import the drugs.

Florida Senate Confirms Ron DeSantis’ Executive Agency Heads

“I am proud of the team we have assembled to lead our agencies, which include some of the brightest minds and leaders our state and nation have to offer,” said DeSantis.

Retired General Mark Inch is Florida’s Next Secretary of the Department of Corrections

Retired U.S. Army Major General Mark Inch, who led the Federal Bureau of Prisons, will be Florida’s next Secretary of the Department of Corrections.
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