TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) today announced a mission change at Hernando Correctional Institution (CI). Under the new mission, Hernando CI will house male inmates. Female inmates currently housed at Hernando CI will relocate to a female facility with available bed space and programs.
The mission change is required based on the bed space needs of the current state inmate population.
Hernando CI will remain open with a mission to house minimum and medium custody adult males, in line with the profile of the institution. Staffing will remain unchanged.
Location information for inmates involved in the relocation will be updated on FDC’s public website within 24 hours.