Department of Corrections
A lawsuit against a liquor store that sold alcohol to a minor involved in a 2011 car accident that killed a Jacksonville woman has been given the green light by a state appeals court this week.
Jonathan Steverson, who for the past two years has overseen one of the state’s five water-management districts, will head the Florida Department of Environmental Protection as Gov. Rick Scott begins a second term.
Florida Governor Rick Scott has appointed a new chief for Florida’s prison system amid scrutiny over inmate deaths, abuse and alleged cover- ups.
As he gets ready to start a second term, Gov. Rick Scott will have to choose leaders for the Florida Department of Children and Families and the Department of Juvenile Justice.
Lawyers for an inmate who died at a Florida prison after telling her family that a prison guard had threatened her life are asking the U.S. Department of Justice for an investigation.
The state’s Department of Correction plans to implement a number of changes after reports of abuse of inmates with mental illness surfaced.
New allegations that Governor Rick Scott’s own top watchdog was warned about a possible cover-up of two suspicious prison deaths and did nothing have surfaced.
The Department of Corrections (DOC) launched a database Tuesday meant to bring some light to inmate deaths.
In the wake of a death of Miami-Dade mentally ill inmate who died after being left in a scalding hot shower at the Dade Correctional Institution, the state’s Department of Corrections is set to announce new reforms to protect those in the custody of the state.
In one of his final letters to his mother, Justin Campos wrote that, although he was serving a life sentence for killing two members of the notorious Latin Kings gang, he had faith that God would protect him.