Tag: recidivism
The holidays have landed at the Florida Horse Park in Ocala.

Janelle Irwin TaylorJanuary 14, 2019

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The Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability (OPPAGA) released its 2018 analysis last week of Florida sentencing laws and the effects on prison population. The report, commissioned internally by the Florida Legislature in its 2018 General Appropriations Act, makes several recommendations for reducing the state’s criminal justice costs by reducing prison population. The […]

Scott PowersDecember 14, 2016
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Turnover of staff at Florida’s prisons is so high that a substantial majority of guards in some prisons have less than two years experience, Corrections Secretary Julie Jones said Wednesday before the Senate Criminal Justice Appropriations Subcommittee. Jones was at the subcommittee’s introductory meeting to push hers’ and Gov. Rick Scott administration’s priorities. They start with […]

Larry GriffinSeptember 26, 2016
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A group of state and local elected officials, as well as reformed ex-prisoners who know firsthand what the Bridges of America Orlando Transition Center can do, appeared Monday morning to protest the possible closing of the center by the Florida Department of Corrections. The center is being considered for closure due to what Bridges of […]

Guest AuthorMay 23, 2016
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As Florida residents continue to engage in this presidential election, Republicans, Democrats and independents are split on many pressing issues. But there’s one issue many voters are united on — criminal justice reform. Nearly every American has a family member, loved one or neighbor who has — or who will — come into contact with the criminal […]


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