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OIG Arrest
May 22, 2020

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Florida Correctional Officer Arrested

CROSS CITY, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections’ Office of the Inspector General announced the arrest of correctional officer Kimberly McGill-Hightower. McGill-Hightower is charged with introduction of contraband and official misconduct.

For more information on the Department’s Office of the Inspector General, please visit: http://fdc.myflorida.com/ig/index.html.

Click here to see the affidavit.

The following exemptions apply to the redactions:

The home addresses, telephone numbers, including cellular and personal pager numbers, social security numbers, dates of birth, and photographs of active or former department employees and/or their spouses and children; places of employment; daycare facilities, and/or schools of active or former department employees’ spouses and children (sections 119.071 (4)(d), F.S. and 945.10(1)(e), F.S.

Medical information pertaining to a prospective, current, or former officer or employee. § 119.071(4)(b), F.S.

Any information which may reveal the identity of a person who is a victim of any sexual offense. 119.071(2)(h)1; 28 CFR 115, Department of Justice (2012).

Social security numbers. § 119.071(5)(a), F.S.

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