Novermber 8, 2019
Contact: FDC Communications
Florida Correctional Officer Arrested
CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Department of Corrections’ (FDC) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced the arrest of correctional officer Sha’Lexia Sanders. Sanders is charged with unlawful compensation.
Following the arrest, Sanders was transported to the Wakulla County Jail. The OIG acknowledges the cooperation and assistance provided by State Attorney Jack Campbell of the 2nd Judicial Circuit of Florida and the Wakulla 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.
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.
119.071[e], F.S., exempting all information “revealing the substance of a confession” by a person arrested until there is a final disposition in the case.
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.