Tag: Corrections
Memorial Day weekend could prove deadly if advice is not heeded to prevent drownings.

Jim RosicaAugust 2, 2016

Steven Fielder has been appointed chief of staff for the state’s Department of Corrections. The department announced the move Tuesday. Fielder, who begins Aug. 19, comes from the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle (DHSMV), where he was most recently director of administrative services, the department’s press release said. Fielder started at DHSMV in 1992, serving in several high-level roles. That experience […]

Brendan FarringtonDecember 14, 2015

Florida’s prisons are understaffed, lack adequate prison programs, have deteriorating facilities and fences and have a high turnover rate that’s led to inexperienced officers being responsible for some of the most important duties, according to a report that sheds an unflattering light on the Department of Corrections. The 178-page report was prepared for a legislative […]


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