Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Mark S. Inch


November 29, 2021

Contact: FDC Communications
(850) 488-0420

FDC Assault Advisories | November 16 – November 22, 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.

Dade Correctional Institution: On November 16, Inmate Azar Osmanovic (J36158) assaulted an officer by striking them. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued. Medical staff examined the officer and noted injuries.

Central Florida Reception Center: On November 20, Inmate Matthew Woodward (158894) assaulted an officer by striking them with a food tray. Staff responded appropriately, and the inmate was subdued.


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.

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