Corrections

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Orange County Community Corrections Officer Wins National Award

Senior Community Corrections Officer Robert Barnett was named winner of the 2019 #Catalyst4Change Award. Barnett was presented the award at the recent American...

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Orange County Corrections Department Officially Swears in K-9 Officers

The Orange County Corrections Department’s K-9 Officers were asked to raise their paws to be officially sworn in at a ceremony at the...

] Orange County Corrections staff member Linda A. Brooks, Orange County Undersheriff Mark Canty, Florida Secretary of Corrections Mark Inch, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings, and Orange County Corrections Chief Louis A. Quiñones, Jr.

Florida Association of Community Corrections Annual Training Institute Meets in Orange County

This year’s Florida Association of Community Corrections Annual Training Institute recently met in Orange County to discuss best practices, as well as how...

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Orange County Jail’s Culinary Program Serves up Job Skills

Tory Blackwell, a former Orange County Corrections Department inmate, is now lead cook at a popular local restaurant thanks to IN2WORK vocational training....

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Orange County’s Corrections Department Creates Culture of Sharing, Caring and Giving Back

In the last month alone, the Orange County Corrections Department has donated 500 pairs of obsolete but brand new cargo-style uniform pants to 10...

Two male inmates hunched over a woodworking table during their class at the corrections facility. They are intently focused on the project they are working on.

Building Skills and Providing Second Chances

Recently, when Tyree Rogers, a former Orange County Jail inmate and participant in the Inmate Construction Program, reached out to the program’s manager, Robert...

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Orange County Corrections Helps Hope Burn Bright as Torch Carriers for Special Olympics

Orange County Corrections Department (OCCD) participated in the Florida Law Enforcement Torch Run on April 17, which has become an annual...

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Orange County Corrections Honors Outstanding Personnel

The Orange County Corrections Department (OCCD) celebrated its semi-annual Awards Ceremony on Feb. 9, 2018 at the Renaissance Community Senior Center in East Orlando....

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Corrections Mentoring Program Puts Children on Right Path

For nearly a decade, employees from Orange County Corrections have spent time each week with local elementary school students as part of the department’s...