Florida Department of Corrections Requests Meeting with Miami Dade Police Department
Tallahassee, Fla – Today, Florida Department of Corrections (DOC) Inspector General Jeffery T. Beasley met via phone with senior officials from the Miami Dade Police Department (MDPD) regarding their ongoing investigation at Dade CI.
During the meeting, Mr. Beasley specifically requested any updates or details related to the 2012 death of inmate Darren Rainey. Beasley also committed Department of Corrections investigative resources to assist in the case in any way possible.
Beasley and DOC investigators will be meeting in person with MDPD detectives next week to review evidence in the case. If the evidence provided by MDPD indicates any criminal activity or inappropriate behavior, DOC will immediately take the appropriate action with those responsible.
"Transparency and accountability are critical to our mission," said Mr. Beasley. " I look forward to continuing to work with our partners at MDPD to bring this investigation to the quickest possible conclusion."
As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs more than 22,000 members statewide, oversees more than 100,000 inmates and supervises nearly 146,000 offenders in the community.