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The Office of Communications is responsible for providing accurate, transparent and timely information about the Department and its facilities to inquiring members of the media. The team assists media in understanding Florida’s correctional system, facilitates media engagement at institutional events and coordinates inmate interviews in line with FDC policy and state laws.

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Major FDC Press Releases and Announcements
07/02/20 ICYMI: Governor Ron DeSantis Signs SB 1116 and SB 1118
06/29/20 FDC Extends Visitation Suspension at Correctional Institutions Statewide
06/15/20 FDC OIG Investigation Leads to Arrest of USPS Employee
06/08/20 FDC Extends Visitation Suspension at Correctional Institutions Statewide
06/03/20 Notice of Proposed Settlement of Class Action Lawsuit Concerning the FDOC's Digital Music Player Program
06/03/20 Notificación de Acuerdo Propuesto de la Demanda Colectiva Sobre el Programa de Reproductor de Música Digital de FDOC (Spanish)
05/29/20 Florida Resident Arrested
05/27/20 UPDATED - FDC Responds to COVID-19 at Apalachee Correctional Institution
05/21/20 FDC Partners with 211 Referral Service to Extend Inmate/Offender Support
05/06/20 Inmate Arrested for Battery on an Officer
05/06/20 FDC Recognizes Correctional Employee Appreciation Week
05/01/20 Inmates Arrested Following Correctional Officer Assault at Sumter CI
04/30/20 FDC Issues COVID-19 Updates

Additional announcements and press releases are available.
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