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Florida's Troubled Prison, Juvenile Justice Systems Gearing Up For Overhaul

Proposed reforms to the Florida DOC include reducing harsh penalties on youth offenders. By Christopher Zoukis Following the launch of a new goal plan for the Florida Department of Corrections, big changes should be arriving in the beleaguered system, with several new pieces of legislation introduced and new budgetary items requested. All of the proposed

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Florida DOC Major Arrested for Grand Theft

By Prison Legal News Tomoka Correctional Facility Major Shannon Wiggins, 44, was arrested on grand theft charges in September 2013.  Wiggins, who worked part-time as a security guard at the Daytona International Speedway, was charged with stealing more than $100,000 worth of Speedway merchandise and selling it on eBay.  A friend who was helping him

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