Tag Archives: Florida Department of Corrections
Students Taking Action Against Racism held a panel at the Bob Graham Center to discuss the issue of mass incarceration. Panelists lamented the lack of true due process in American society.
Seventeen inmates in Lake Butler will be the latest class of certified beekeepers from the the Reception and Medical Center’s Beekeeping Program. The Florida Department of Corrections and the Florida Department of Agriculture created the re-entry program for inmates who were about to be released.
A confidential informant inside the Ku Klux Klan alerted the FBI to a murder plot involving three KKK members who worked at a Florida prison.
The Facebook page of Holmes Correctional Institution inmate Pedro Bravo has been active since his incarceration. Internet usage among inmates can be problematic and is, therefore, limited.
The Florida Department of Corrections partnered with the Florida National Guard to hire veterans and military personnel who are unemployed. These specialty hiring events last all day and are open to all branches in the Florida National Guard and Reserves.
Two University of Florida Levin College of Law organizations are collecting books for prisoners through the middle of November. A number of genres are being accepted, but the books must be in accordance with the Admissible Reading Material section of the Florida Administrative Code.
A timeline of Juan Carlos Chavez’s final hours before his execution Wednesday night.
Brad E. Whitehead pays tribute to his late father at Whitehead’s swearing-in as Union County’s newest sheriff.
Two convicted murderers escaped from a Franklin County prison in late September and early October. Joseph Jenkins and Charles Walker were released using forged documents.