Our conduct will be professional and always place the public's
interest above self-interest. We will avoid any appearance of impropriety,
prejudice, threats, favoritism, or undue influences. -
DJJ Mission Statement
Examining Zero Tolerance: A Summit on
Florida’s Students - The Budget
Walt McNeil's address to Employees
Highlights from McNeil's open letter:
"...reach out to our stakeholders and communities in a spirit of
inclusiveness and collaboration."
"As Governor Crist so eloquently has stated, this is the people's work, and
we are public servants first and foremost."
"We will abide by the principles and laws of open government..."
"...we will be successful only if we work cooperatively with providers,
parents, advocacy groups, citizens, local and
"I welcome your ideas on ways to encourage local citizen interaction..."