September 11, 2019
Contact: FDC Communications
Florida Correctional Officer Arrested
LAWTEY, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections’ (FDC) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrest of Correctional Officer Major Corey Griffis. Griffis is charged with official misconduct.
Following the arrest Griffis was transported to the Union County Jail. The OIG acknowledges the cooperation and assistance provided by State Attorney William P. Cervone and Division Chief Luis Bustamante of the 8th Judicial Circuit of Florida and Union County Sheriff Brad Whitehead.
For more information on the Department’s Office of the Inspector General, please visit: http://www.dc.state.fl.us/orginfo/ig.html.
Click here to see the affidavit. The following exemptions apply to the redactions:
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, which if released, would jeopardize a person’s safety. § 945.10(1)(e), F.S.
Information revealing surveillance techniques, procedures or personnel § 119.071(2)(d), F.S.
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.