August 7, 2019
Contact: FDC Communications
Florida Correctional Officer Arrested
SNEADS, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections’ (FDC) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrest of Correctional Officer Tiffany Pearson. Pearson is charged with introduction of contraband, interference with an inmate and unlawful use of a two-way communication device.
Pearson was arrested in Decatur County, Georgia and is currently being held on no bond pending extradition to Florida. The OIG acknowledges the cooperation and assistance provided by State Attorney Glenn Hess of the 14th Judicial Circuit of Florida and the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office.
For more information on the Department’s Office of the Inspector General, please visit: http://www.dc.state.fl.us/orginfo/ig.html.
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As Florida's largest state agency, the Department of Corrections employs 24,000 members statewide, incarcerates approximately 94,000 inmates and supervises nearly 161,000 offenders in the community.