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COME ONE, COME ALL!!! The Public Hearing on Visitation Rule 33-601.722 will be held on Tuesday, April 3rd, from 8:30 am to 10 am at the Capital Circle Office Center (Betty Easley Center), 4075 Esplanade Way, Room 148, Tallahassee, FL 32399. Anyone desiring to offer input regarding the rollback of visitation to twice monthly must […]
Watch the video 3/8/18: http://www.wtxl.com/news/protesters-rallying-for-inmates-at-florida-dept-of-corrections/article_6bbf8816-2360-11e8-9e7e-f3f7d52e4ae6.html#tncms-source=article-nav-next Protesters are pictured at Gov. Rick Scott’s office dressed to represent offenders who will be negatively impacted by the proposed cutbacks in visitation, in spite of the well known factual benefits of getting a visit. They submitted a petition, authored by Jewie Tryon and addressed to Gov. Scott requesting his […]
FDOC Changing Visitation Rule: 2 days a Month For a Minimum of 2 hr per day. Jewie Tryon United States MAR 3, 2018 — The FDOC had cut even deeper still with a new proposed rule change to the Chapter 33 Visiting Rules. You can see this by going to: https://www.flrules.org/gateway/RuleNo.asp?ID=33-601.722 Sec 2 (b) reads as […]
GO TO THE PETITION SITE NOW TO READ, SIGN AND POST TO YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA!! https://www.change.org/p/governor-rick-scott-stop-fdoc-from-taking-our-family-visitation-time-away Addressed to Governor Rick Scott – Created by Jewie Tryon. In this March 8, 2016, photo, Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones visits with Wakulla Correctional Institution inmates. Citing staff shortages and safety issues, the agency has announced […]
Florida Senate – 2017 SB 1744 By Senator Rouson Tallahassee Office 212 Senate Office Building 404 South Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100 (850) 487-5019 19-01506-17 […]
HB 535 General BILL by Edwards ; (Co-Introducers) Cortes, J. Aged Prison Inmates; Requires DOC to consider needs of inmates older than 50 years of age & adopt health care standards for that population; provides for supervised conditional elderly release program; provides criteria for program eligibility; authorizes arrest of inmate who has been released […]
MARCH 17, 2017 4:32 PM BY JULIE K. BROWN jbrown@MiamiHerald.com A 101-page investigation released Friday concludes that corrections officers who locked a schizophrenic inmate in a hot shower at Dade Correctional Institution and left him there […]
Courtesy WFSU Sasha Cordner Sept. 2016 The Florida Department of Corrections is starting to implement a new program aimed at making sure released offenders don’t come back to the state’s prison system. Prison officials say Spectrum is a research-based program unique to Florida.
Question: Ever wonder why you are only allowed to be on one offender’s visit list if you are not their family member? You won’t be able to visit an inmate you may be encouraging by mail or someone whose family is not in the state or someone who has no family left. It is a […]
FDOC’s response to the barrage of complaints about the ineffective Brownie battery. Forgotten Majority sent the following message to Sec. Jones regarding this issue. _________________________________________ 2/5/16 “Dear Secretary Jones, You may not be aware that the Alkaline batteries once sold in the Canteen for MP3 use have been replaced by an inferior Zinc Chloride […]