September 10, 2019
Contact: FDC Communications
Food Service Employee Arrested
BOWLING GREEN, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections’ (FDC) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrest of food service employee Norma Jones. Jones is charged with introduction of contraband, unlawful use of a two-way communication device and sexual misconduct.
Following the arrest Jones was transported to the Polk County Jail. The OIG acknowledges the cooperation and assistance provided by State Attorney Brian Haas of the 10th Judicial Circuit of Florida and Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd.
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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Social security numbers. § 119.071(5)(a), F.S.
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.
Information regarding a victim’s statement and identity. § 945.10(1)(f); 119.071(2)(j), F.S.
Any information which may reveal the identity of a person who is a victim of any sexual offense. 119.071(2)(h)1; 28 CFR 115, Department of Justice (2012).
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.