Corrections Staff COVID Cases Near 3,000An additional 25 Florida corrections workers have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 2,998 since the pandemic began in March, according to numbers released Monday by the state Department of Corrections.
Third Correctional Officer Dies Of COVID-19A third Florida correctional officer has died from complications of COVID-19, the Florida Department of Corrections confirmed on Wednesday, nine days after the officer died.
COVID-19 Cases Top 1,000 Among Corrections Workers In FloridaThe number of Florida corrections workers who have tested positive for COVID-19 surpassed 1,000 on Friday, according to the state Department of Corrections.
Florida Inmate Reportedly Beaten To Death While HandcuffedAn inmate at a Florida prison died after being beaten by a correction officer, according to a South Florida newspaper.
Coronavirus Impact: More Florida Corrections Workers Positive For COVID-19Twenty corrections employees, who work in 12 prison facilities and three probation offices, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the Florida Department of Corrections said Friday.
Florida Coronavirus Update: Seven Prison Employees Test Positive For COVID-19Seven Florida Department of Corrections employees who work at separate facilities across the state have tested positive for COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus, agency officials said late Friday.
Florida Prison Guards To Aid Undocumented Immigrant CrackdownFlorida is poised to deputize state correctional officers as federal immigration agents at a state-run prison as part of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement program.
Florida Inmate Charged For Stabbing 3 Guards With Shiv41-year-old Tyrece Fleming is charged with attempted murder after stabbing three correctional officers with a makeshift knife.
Florida Department Of Corrections Sued Over Alleged Cruel Solitary Confinement UseTreatment of prisoners is an issue that’s been raised in Florida before.
Florida Corrections Officer Arrested On Child Porn ChargesA Florida corrections officer has been arrested on charges of possessing child pornography.
Prison Officer Struck, Killed By Car While Supervising InmatesA state corrections officer who was supervising inmates doing a work detail in Coconut Creek was struck and killed by a passing vehicle.
Florida Department Of Corrections Officer Dead In Coconut Creek Traffic AccidentA Florida Department of Corrections officer is dead after an accident in Coconut Creek.
Lawsuit Filed Against State In Inmate’s Death At Miami-Dade PrisonDescribing Dade Correctional Institution as “one of the most violent prisons” in the state, the family of an inmate murdered in 2016 is suing the Florida Department of Corrections.
Facing South Florida: Budget Cuts To The Florida Department Of CorrectionsSweeping cuts to the Florida Department of Corrections have targeted a variety of programs for inmates.
State Corrections Officer Taken Into Custody After Fleeing PrisonA 24-year-old Florida Department of Corrections Officer was taken into custody.