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March 30, 2023

Florida Department of Corrections honors fallen officers

FDC In the News

Ariel Schiller

CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections took some time Wednesday morning to honor their fallen officers.

The annual ceremony honors all the correctional officers who have died, whether it be in the line of duty or because of health reasons associated with the job. This year included two officers who lost their lives on duty in the last year.

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As Florida's largest state agency, and the third largest state prison system in the country, FDC employs 24,000 members, incarcerates 80,000 inmates and supervises nearly 146,000 offenders in the community.

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