Department of Corrections
The ringleader of a 1993 home-invasion robbery that ended with the murder of a Pensacola banker and the rape of the banker’s wife, was executed by the state on Thursday.
State law enforcement officials asked legislators for additional funds Monday to keep up with the growing demand for death investigations at Florida’s troubled prisons.
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.