Florida Department of Corrections

Florida Department of Corrections, FL

Florida Department of Corrections

Sergeant Joseph Ossman

Florida Department of Corrections, FL

EOW: Sunday, September 10, 2017

Cause: Automobile crash

Sergeant Jorge Ramos

Florida Department of Corrections, FL

EOW: Sunday, May 1, 2016

Cause: Heart attack

Guard John F. Gradon

Florida State Road Department - State Convict Road Force, FL

EOW: Sunday, February 1, 1953

Cause: Assault

Guard Grant R. Dohner

Florida State Road Department - State Convict Road Force, FL

EOW: Thursday, January 15, 1953

Cause: Assault

Guard W. R. Brannon

Florida State Road Department - State Convict Road Force, FL

EOW: Friday, August 20, 1948

Cause: Gunfire

Guard William Henry Hunt

Florida State Road Department - State Convict Road Force, FL

EOW: Tuesday, August 28, 1945

Cause: Gunfire

Captain Ike Steele

Florida State Road Department - State Convict Road Force, FL

EOW: Thursday, September 6, 1928

Cause: Stabbed

K9 Freckles

Florida Department of Corrections, FL

EOW: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Cause: Heat exhaustion

Total Line of Duty Deaths: 30

  • Accidental 1
  • Assault 3
  • Automobile crash 4
  • Drowned 1
  • Gunfire 7
  • Gunfire (Accidental) 1
  • Heart attack 6
  • Stabbed 6
  • Vehicular assault 1

By Month

  • January 5
  • February 2
  • March 2
  • April 3
  • May 2
  • June 3
  • July 4
  • August 4
  • September 3
  • October 1
  • December 1

By Gender

  • Male 28
  • Female 2

K9 Line of Duty Deaths: 1

  • Heat exhaustion 1