IN DADE CTY., FL: Prison f/s dept. receives $500K of budget surplus
- 68,000 INMATES, 124 PRISONS: Florida outsources prison foodservice to Aramark. // FoodService Director;07/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p6
Announces that the Florida Department of Corrections has outsourced its food management services to Aramark Correctional Facility Services. Value of the contract; Amount that is expected to be saved; Opportunity that is available to correctional officers and department employees.
- MIAMI TO SUE FLORIDA OVER RELEASE OF SEX OFFENDERS. // Corrections Forum;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p8
The article reports on Miami City commissioners' plan to sue the Florida Department of Corrections for releasing about a dozen male sexual offenders only two years after authorities rousted 100 sex offenders who had set up a makeshift camp under the Julia Tuttle Causeway.
- Americans United Seeks Information About New Fla. 'Faith-Based' Prison. // Church & State;Feb2004, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p19
Reports that lawyers with the Americans United have filed a freedom-of-information request with the Florida Department of Corrections. Need to gather data on the state's 'faith-based' prison; Inauguration of the prison by clergy members; Conduction of Roman Catholic mass and speeches.
- Fla. Eyes Kids of Incarcerated Parents. Lara, Monique // Corrections Today;Sep/Oct2013, Vol. 75 Issue 4, p12
The article reports that the Florida Department of Corrections (DOC) has partnered with children's program Sesame Workshop to help and support the children of inmates and incarcerated parents.
- NEW FLA. CORRECTIONS CHIEF BUSS SEEKS BIG PRISON OVERHAUL. // Corrections Forum;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p18
The article reports on the efforts of Ed Buss, chief of the Florida Department of Corrections, to reform and revitalize the nation's third-largest prison system by getting funds for an inmates rehabilitation program, firing highly paid administrators and proposing a five percent pay cut for all...
- Do Visits Make Inmates Behave Better or Worse? Immarigeon, Russ // Corrections Managers' Report;Aug/Sep2013, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p17
In this article, the author comments on the article "Here and Gone: Anticipation and Separation Effects of Prison Visits on Inmate Infractions" by Sonja E. Siennick and colleagues published in the "Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency" in a 2013 issue. The study analyzed data from the...
- Corrections. // Criminal Justice Research Review;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p18
The article offers information on a study related to the impact of prison visits on the occurrence of inmate disciplinary infractions by Sonja E. Siennick and colleagues. It noted reduction in the infractions in the three-week period before visits and multiple forms of misconduct are changed by...
- Aramark refutes 2 unions' call for Fla. contract probe. // Nation's Restaurant News;2/25/2008, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p55
The article reports that Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based foodservice contractor, Aramark Corp. has refuted UNITE HERE and the Service Employees International Union's call for an investigation into its contracts with Florida's Department of Corrections. The unions cited the agency's 2007 report...
- FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS. // RN;2000 CareerSearch, p55
The article provides information on the healthcare services and professional opportunities for nurses at the Florida Department of Corrections. Nurses are said to be offered the opportunity to use their assessment and triage skills to aid in diagnosis and treatment of patients. Nurses at...