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Florida Corrections Dept. Fires 32 Workers

In what has become a frequent exercise, Department of Corrections Secretary Mike Crews has fired 32 more workers accused of breaking the law, including three prison guards involved in the gassing death of an inmate at a Panhandle prison four years ago.


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Man Arrested In Connection To Shooting Of Corrections Officer

A major break in the case of an off-duty correction officer shot outside his home last Friday.


Joseph Jenkins (left) and Charles Walker (right) were released from prison after bogus documents showed they were to be set free. Both are convicted felons and have not been located.  (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

Mistakingly Released Florida Killers Caught By Authorities

The two inmates, released from prison with bogus paperwork, were both captured Saturday night in Panama City.


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Kosher Meals Back On The Menu At Fla. Prisons

Florida’s Jewish inmates will once again be allowed to have kosher food while behind bars.


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Miami-Dade Prison Employees Expecting Layoffs Over Prison Privatization

Health care workers at Miami-Dade County prisons and at eight other county prison systems across the state will be fired soon because their jobs have been outsourced.

CBS Miami–01/04/2013

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Broward Prison, Six Others To Close

The Broward Correction Institute and six other prisons across the state will be shut down as part of the state’s Department of Corrections latest cost cutting measures.