Florida Department of Corrections
After more than a decade of legal wrangling, a federal judge has ordered the Florida Department of Corrections to provide kosher meals to inmates, rejecting the state’s argument that the religious diet is prohibitively expensive.
The Florida Department of Corrections plans to disallow the use of chemicals on prisoners with respiratory issues and is working to reduce the use of force on mentally ill inmates.
Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones announced Friday she intends to rebid contracts worth about $1.4 billion with private companies to provide health-care services to the state’s 100,000 inmates. […]
A group of Department of Corrections employees have filed a lawsuit challenging a new policy meant to keep them from revealing what’s going on in the troubled prison system.
Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones told a Senate panel Monday that her agency is already implementing most of the changes included in a sweeping bill […]
The former director of the state’s prisons has knocked Governor Rick Scott for reportedly ignoring the crisis in the corrections’ system.
Florida’s new prison chief is asking for more money and more oversight. All this two weeks after taking the helm of Florida Department of Corrections.
Bill Sheppard and his wife Betsy White spent seven hours on the road Saturday to watch their clients tie the knot at a small, poolside ceremony in the rural Panhandle community of Chipley.
Florida Governor Rick Scott has appointed a new chief for Florida’s prison system amid scrutiny over inmate deaths, abuse and alleged cover- ups.
Governor Rick Scott has announced the appointment of Julie Jones as secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections, effective January 5th, 2015.