|Location|| 3950 Tiger Bay Road |
Daytona Beach, Florida
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The Tomoka Correctional Institution is a state prison for men located in Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Florida, owned and operated by the Florida Department of Corrections.With a mix of security levels including minimum, medium, and close, this facility was opened in 1981 and has a maximum capacity of 1263 prisoners.
Daytona Beach is a city in Volusia County, Florida, United States. It lies about 51 miles (82.1 km) northeast of Orlando, 86 miles (138.4 km) southeast of Jacksonville, and 242 miles (389.5 km) northwest of Miami. In the 2010 U.S. Census, it had a population of 61,005. It is a principal city of the Deltona–Daytona Beach–Ormond Beach metropolitan area, which was home to 600,756 people as of 2013. Daytona Beach is also a principal city of the Fun Coast region of Florida.
Volusia County is located in the east-central part of the U.S. state of Florida, stretching between the St. Johns River and the Atlantic Ocean. As of the 2010 census, the county was home to 494,593 people, an increase of 11.6% from 2000. It was founded on December 29, 1854 from part of Orange County and was named for the community of Volusia, located in northwestern Volusia County. Its first county seat was Enterprise. Since 1887, its county seat has been DeLand.
The Florida Department of Corrections operates state prisons in the U.S. state of Florida. It has its headquarters in Florida's capital of Tallahassee.
Tomoka correctional officer Donna Fitzgerald was stabbed to death by an inmate in June 2008.An investigation by the DOC's inspector general officially blamed the warden and officials for "critical security breaches, gross neglect of duty, and ineptitude."
In 2014 eight Tomoka inmates died in custody, more than any other Florida (non-hospital) state prison. Although some of those deaths were unexplained, the FDLE declined to release any information.
Daytona State College is a state college in Daytona Beach, Florida. It is a member institution of the Florida College System. DSC competes in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Mid-Florida Conference in seven sports, including softball, baseball, men's and women's swimming, women's golf, men's basketball, and women's basketball. As of 2011, DSC held eight NJCAA Team National Championship titles.
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The Charlotte Correctional Institution is a state prison for men located in Punta Gorda, Charlotte County, Florida, owned and operated by the Florida Department of Corrections. This facility has a mix of security levels, including minimum, medium, and close, and houses adult male prisoners. Charlotte first opened in 1989 and has a maximum capacity of 1291 prisoners.
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