Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Department of corrections to honor fallen officers at ceremony in Crawfordville

The Florida Department of Corrections on Wednesday will honor fallen correctional officers and employees during the Department’s annual wreath laying ceremony at Wakulla Correctional Institution.

Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones and Department leadership will honor Sergeant Jorge Ramos and Systems Project Consultant Karan Smith, two fallen members of the Department.

The Wardens from the South Florida Reception Center and the Reception and Medical Center will be presented with a display containing the agency’s flag to be delivered to the families of Sergeant Ramos and Karan Smith.

Leadership will then lay the memorial wreath and the names of these members will be engraved in the Fallen Officer Memorial at the Wakulla Prison.

The event will take place on Wednesday, May 17th at 10:00 a.m. at the Wakulla Correctional Institution at110 Melaleuca Drive in Crawfordville.