Lieutenant Steven Floyd

Lieutenant Steven Floyd

Delaware Department of Correction, Delaware

End of Watch Thursday, February 2, 2017

Steven Floyd

Lieutenant Steven Floyd was killed during a 20-hour hostage situation at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Delaware.

A large group of inmates took Lieutenant Floyd and three other prison employees hostage during a riot in Building C. A tactical response team made entry into the prison approximately 20 hours later and located Lieutenant Floyd's body. The other prison employees were rescued.

Approximately 120 inmates housed in Building C at the time remained in custody.

Lieutenant Floyd, a U.S. Army veteran, had served with the Delaware Department of Correction for 16 years. He was posthumously promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on Friday, February 3rd, 2017.

Bio

  • Age 47
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender In custody

hostage

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Rest In Peace Sgt. Floyd. This place isn't the same without you. Missing you Bro!! Please Continue to Watch Over Us..
#Never Forget

Officer M. Watson
Delaware Department Of Corrections

June 14, 2017

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