Former Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation
JASPER, Fla. –On June 13, the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) Office of Inspector General arrested former correctional officer Melanie Beck following an OIG criminal investigation. Beck has been charged with introduction of contraband, unlawful compensation and official misconduct.
Following the arrest, Beck was transported to the Hamilton County Jail. The FDC Office of the Inspector General acknowledges the cooperation and assistance provided by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office and the State Attorney’s Office in the 3rd Judicial Circuit.
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.
Information, which is released, would jeopardize a person’s safety. § 945.10(1)(e), F.S.
As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs 24,000 members statewide, incarcerates approximately 97,000 inmates and supervises nearly 167,000 offenders in the community.