July 19, 2021
Contact: FDC Communications
FDC Assault Advisories | June 29 – July 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.
Suwannee Correctional Institution: On June 29, Inmate Benny Clyde (R54923) assaulted an officer by kicking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.
Okaloosa Work Camp: On July 1, Inmate Sean Nesbitt (E33247) assaulted two officers by attacking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.
Okaloosa Correctional Institution: On July 2, Inmate Steven Cardoza (J36157) assaulted an officer by kicking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.
As Florida's largest state agency, and the third largest state prison system in the country, FDC employs 24,000 members, incarcerates 80,000 inmates and supervises nearly 145,000 offenders in the community.