May 29, 2020
Contact: FDC Communications
FDC OIG Investigations Result in Three Officer Arrests
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections’ (FDC) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrests of correctional officers Zachary Swain, Reneccia Bland and Captain Travis Asbell. They have each been charged with official misconduct by a public servant.
For more information on the Department’s Office of the Inspector General, please visit: http://www.dc.state.fl.us/orginfo/ig.html.
The following exemptions apply to the redactions:
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.
119.071[e], F.S., exempting all information “revealing the substance of a confession” by a person arrested until there is a final disposition in the case.
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.