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Julie L. Jones, Secretary


Press Release
March 1, 2017
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Correctional Officer Arrested Following OIG Investigation

LIVE OAK, Fla. – The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) arrested Correctional Officer Shelia Hampton today following an OIG criminal investigation. Hampton has been charged with official misconduct, introduction of contraband and unlawful compensation.

Following the arrest, Hampton was transported to the Suwanee County Jail. The Florida Department of Corrections Office of Inspector General acknowledges the cooperation and assistance provided by the Suwanee County Sheriff’s Office and the State Attorney’s Office in the 3rd Judicial Circuit.

For more information regarding the Department’s Office of Inspector General, please visit www.dc.state.fl.us/orginfo/ig.html.

Click here to see the affidavit. 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.

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