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February 16, 2018
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FDC Assault Advisory | February 15, 2018

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.

LAKE CITY, Fla. – On February 15, a group of inmates assaulted several correctional officers at Columbia Correctional Institution.

The inmates assaulted the officers at approximately 1:07 p.m. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmates were subdued.

Medical staff examined the officers and noted injuries. The inmates will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.


As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs 24,000 members statewide, incarcerates approximately 96,000 inmates and supervises nearly 166,000 offenders in the community.

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