Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Mark S. Inch

 

PRESS RELEASE
July 16, 2021

Contact: FDC Communications
(850) 488-0420
 


FDC Assault Advisories | June 15 – June 21, 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.

Desoto Annex: On June 15, Inmate Charles McKnight (C08606) assaulted an officer by striking them in the face with his elbow. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Okeechobee Work Camp: On June 16, Inmate David Sceal (U45313) assaulted an officer by striking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Hardee Correctional Institution: On June 17, Inmate Alfred Vaughan (A51978) assaulted an officer by punching them in the face. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Florida State Prison: On June 17, Inmate Jean Coulanges (L99735) assaulted an officer by striking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

Walton Correctional Institution: On June 20, Inmate Johnquan Johnson (J49414) assaulted an officer by striking them in the arm. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

South Florida Reception Center: On June 20, Inmate Jamaltrae Simmons (T53166) assaulted an officer by striking them on the shoulder. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.

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