February 26, 2021
Contact: FDC Communications
FDC Assault Advisories | February 2 – February 8, 2021
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. All assaults are investigated, and disciplinary action is imposed in accordance with policy.
Martin Correctional Institution : On February 2, Inmate Deonte Jordan (W90004) assaulted an officer by striking them on the head. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.
Florida State Prison : On February 6, Inmate Carl Telusma (Y56467) assaulted an officer by kicking and headbutting them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.
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 146,000 offenders in the community.