March 14, 2017
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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.
BOWLING GREEN, Fla. – On March 7, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Hardee Correctional Institution Work Camp.
Inmate Shaquille Lewis (L93597) assaulted the officer at approximately 10:30 a.m. EDT. Inmate Lewis elbowed the officer in the face and attempted to flee. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.
Medical staff examined the officer and noted minor injuries. Inmate Lewis will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.
RAIFORD, Fla. – On March 8, an inmate assaulted a correctional officer at Florida State Prison.
Inmate Larry Roberts (T36592) assaulted the officer at approximately 10:06 a.m. EDT. Inmate Roberts was in escort when he pulled away and head-butted the officer in the mouth. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.
Medical staff examined the officer and noted minor injuries. Inmate Roberts will receive a disciplinary report for this assault.
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As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs 24,000 members statewide, incarcerates approximately 97,000 inmates and supervises nearly 167,000 offenders in the community.