|Location||8501 Hampton Springs Road |
|Capacity||1301 + 1409 in Annex = 2710 total|
|Managed by||Florida Department of Corrections|
This facility has a mix of security levels, including minimum, medium, and close, and houses adult male offenders. Taylor first opened in 1994 and has a maximum capacity of 1301 prisoners.
The adjacent Taylor Annex opened in 2002 as a youth offender facility, then converted into a facility for adult males in 2005. It has a maximum capacity of 1409 inmates.
In 2014 two correctional officers were charged with multiple felonies for ordering a Taylor inmate, David Powell, to be killed. Powell, who had threatened to expose the officers' lucrative smuggling operations, escaped two stabbings without serious injury.
- "Taylor Correctional Institution". Florida Department of Corrections. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
- "Taylor Correctional Institution Annex". Florida Department of Corrections. Retrieved 16 August 2016.
- "Insiders say prison gangs and crooked guards corrupting state's prisons". Orlando Weekly. News Service of Florida. 14 September 2014. Retrieved 16 August 2016.