Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Mark S. Inch

 

PRESS RELEASE
April 9, 2021

Contact: FDC Communications
(850) 488-0420
 


FDC Assault Advisories | March 30 – April 5, 2021

This is a report of assault advisories that occurred during the specified timeframe. An assault advisory is issued by the Department of Corrections whenever a correctional officer or probation officer is attacked in the line of duty. All assaults are investigated, and disciplinary action is imposed in accordance with policy.

This is a report of assault advisories that occurred during the specified timeframe. An assault advisory is issued by the Department of Corrections whenever a correctional officer or probation officer is attacked in the line of duty. All assaults are investigated, and disciplinary action is imposed in accordance with policy.

Tomoka Work Camp: On April 2, Inmate Daronte Corbitt (148797) assaulted an officer by punching them in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Santa Rosa Correctional Institution: On April 3, Inmate Hugh Newsome (139007) assaulted an officer by kicking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Apalachee Correctional Institution: On April 3, Inmate Jerime Horn (J43346) assaulted an officer by punching them with a closed fist. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

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