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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.


January 23, 2024

Florida Department of Corrections and Florida Foundation for Correctional Excellence Showcasing Program Partnership with Ring Power ®

January 8, 2024

Eight Correctional Institutions and Community Corrections Earn Reaccreditation
by the American Correctional Association

December 28, 2023

FDC Upholds Unwavering Commitment to Florida’s Public Safety Mission in 2023

October 16, 2023

ESCAPE NOTICE: Franklin County

October 03, 2023

UPDATED 10/04/23: Media Briefing Schedule For Execution Of Michael Zack, III

September 22, 2023

FDC Announces Comprehensive Bonuses for New Hires at Florida's Correctional Institutions

August 21, 2023

Inmate Sentenced to Life for Assaulting FDC Staff

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Kayla McLaughlin

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Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500

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