Florida Coronavirus Update: Seven Prison Employees Test Positive For COVID-19Seven Florida Department of Corrections employees who work at separate facilities across the state have tested positive for COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus, agency officials said late Friday.
Florida Prison Guards To Aid Undocumented Immigrant CrackdownFlorida is poised to deputize state correctional officers as federal immigration agents at a state-run prison as part of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement program.
Florida Inmate Charged For Stabbing 3 Guards With Shiv41-year-old Tyrece Fleming is charged with attempted murder after stabbing three correctional officers with a makeshift knife.
Florida Department Of Corrections Sued Over Alleged Cruel Solitary Confinement UseTreatment of prisoners is an issue that’s been raised in Florida before.
Florida Corrections Officer Arrested On Child Porn ChargesA Florida corrections officer has been arrested on charges of possessing child pornography.
Prison Officer Struck, Killed By Car While Supervising InmatesA state corrections officer who was supervising inmates doing a work detail in Coconut Creek was struck and killed by a passing vehicle.
Florida Department Of Corrections Officer Dead In Coconut Creek Traffic AccidentA Florida Department of Corrections officer is dead after an accident in Coconut Creek.
Lawsuit Filed Against State In Inmate’s Death At Miami-Dade PrisonDescribing Dade Correctional Institution as “one of the most violent prisons” in the state, the family of an inmate murdered in 2016 is suing the Florida Department of Corrections.
Facing South Florida: Budget Cuts To The Florida Department Of CorrectionsSweeping cuts to the Florida Department of Corrections have targeted a variety of programs for inmates.
State Corrections Officer Taken Into Custody After Fleeing PrisonA 24-year-old Florida Department of Corrections Officer was taken into custody.
Judge Backs Department Of Corrections In Orlando DisputeAn administrative law judge has sided with the Florida Department of Corrections in a substance-abuse treatment contracting dispute.
Court Sides With Prisons Agency In Public Records CaseAn appeals court Monday said the Florida Department of Corrections did not violate the state's public-records law.
The Witness: The Story & Case Of Inmate Harold Hempstead, Part 2A man with a criminal past, serving a life prison sentence, is also considered a hero, to some, for his courageous pursuit of justice to expose corruption and abuses behind bars which he claims includes the death of a mentally ill inmate named Darren Rainey. Here is Part 2 of CBS4 Chief Investigative Reporter Michele Gillen's exclusive conversation with Harold Hempstead.
The Witness: The Story & Case Of Inmate Harold HempsteadA man with a criminal past, serving a life prison sentence, is also considered a hero, to some, for his courageous pursuit of justice to expose corruption and abuses behind bars which he claims includes the death of a mentally ill inmate named Darren Rainey. Here is Part 1 of CBS4 Chief Investigative Reporter Michele Gillen's exclusive conversation with Harold Hempstead.
Law Enforcement To Monitor Sex Offenders On HalloweenLocal law enforcement will be out in full force on Halloween, keeping the peace and monitoring sex offenders.