Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Julie L. Jones

September 14, 2018
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Columbia CI Statement

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – On September 13, a group of approximately 10 inmates were involved in an altercation at Columbia Correctional Institution. Four inmates involved were transported to outside medical for the treatment of injuries. The incident is over. There were no injuries to responding staff.

Due to its active investigation and the Federal HIPAA Privacy Rule, this is all the information we can provide at this time.


As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs 24,000 members statewide, incarcerates approximately 95,000 inmates and supervises nearly 164,000 offenders in the community.

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