Corrections

Corrections officer mentoring a student

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...

Mayor Jacobs signing wooden rocking chair

Orange County Corrections’ Construction Program Opens Doors for Inmates Seeking Fresh Start

Orange County Corrections Department, Valencia Community College, SunTrust and Goodwill Industries hosted what has become a very special event for a very unique population...

Orange County Corrections Officer

Orange County Jail Continues to Help Incarcerated Veterans Find Their Way

Now in its fifth year, the Orange County Corrections Department Armed Forces Dormitory, which opened in November 2012, continues to exceed expectations as a...

OC Corrections with a young boy

Cherokee School Partners with Orange County Jail for Mentorship Program

The positive effects of Meet Your Mentor, a mentorship program in partnership with the Orange County Corrections Department and Orlando’s Cherokee School, are evident...

Military Personnel visit the OC Jail

Training Opportunity Prompts Military Personnel Visit to Orange County Jail

The Orange County Corrections Department (OCCD) was pleased to host the 3/347th Regiment based in Orlando, on Friday, April 10, for an inside look...

Behind the Perimeter – A Glimpse inside Orange County Corrections Veterans’ Dorm

Behind the Perimeter – A Glimpse inside Orange County Corrections Veterans’ Dorm

While waiting to catch a flight, Malik Muhammad mapped out an idea he had on a napkin. Muhammad, who at the time held the...

Man speaking at event

Troubled Teens Open Up about Fathers, Forgiveness and Second Chances

Every year, one of the nation’s largest correctional facilities marks Father’s Day in remembrance of a man who served as a positive role model...