Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Mark S. Inch

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 15, 2020

Contact: FDC Communications
(850) 488-0420
 


Former Florida Correctional Officer Arrested

CHIPLEY, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections’ Office of the Inspector General announced the arrest of former correctional officer Malissa Bateman. Bateman is charged with introduction of contraband and unlawful compensation or reward for official behavior.

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

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The following exemptions apply to the redactions:

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

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.

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As Florida's largest state agency, and the third largest state prison system in the country, FDC employs 24,000 members, incarcerates approximately 90,000 inmates and supervises nearly 155,000 offenders in the community.

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