April 21, 2022
Florida Department of Corrections Honors Fallen Officers at Wakulla CI
Fallen officers and employees remembered during FDC’s annual memorial ceremony
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) Secretary Ricky Dixon and leadership gathered to honor fallen officers and employees during the annual memorial ceremony at Wakulla Correctional Institution.
“Today presents an opportunity for us to pause for reflection as we honor the lives of these courageous fallen officers and staff alongside family and colleagues,” said Secretary Ricky Dixon. “Their legacy serves as a testament to the courage, compassion and selfless service of the brave men and women of our Department.”
Leadership and staff from respective institutions and offices, joined the friends and family of fallen members of FDC who lost their lives while in service to the state.
FDC leadership laid a wreath at the memorial in honor of the staff recognized during the event and for those who died before them. The names of each individual will be engraved upon the Fallen Officer Memorial located at the Harry K. Singletary, Jr. Training Center at Wakulla CI.
Follow this link for the service leaflet: 2022 Fallen Officer Memorial service leaflet
As Florida's largest state agency, and the third largest state prison system in the country, FDC employs 24,000 members, incarcerates 80,000 inmates and supervises nearly 146,000 offenders in the community.