Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Mark S. Inch


December 9, 2020

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(850) 488-0420

Florida Correctional Officer Arrested

LIVE OAK, Fla — The Florida Department of Corrections’ Office of the Inspector General announced the arrest of correctional officer Scott Edward Johns. Johns is charged with abuse of a disabled adult and harassing a witness.

For more information on the Department’s Office of the Inspector General, please visit: http://fdc.myflorida.com/ig/index.html.

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The following exemptions apply to the redactions:

Medical, psychological, and dental records, without a properly executed Form DC4-711B, Consent for Release. §§ 945.10(1)(a) and 456.057(7)(a), F.S., and 45 C.F.R. § 164.502.

Records, information, photographs, audio and visual presentations, schematic diagrams, surveys, recommendations, or consultations or portions thereof relating directly to the physical security of an institution or revealing security systems of an institution. §§ 119.071(3) and 281.301, F.S.

Information regarding a victim’s statement and identity. §§ 945.10(1)(f) and 119.071(2)(j), F.S.


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