Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Lieutenant Steven Floyd | Delaware Department of Correction, Delaware Delaware Department of Correction, Delaware

Lieutenant

Steven Floyd

Delaware Department of Correction, Delaware

End of Watch: Thursday, February 2, 2017

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 47

Tour: 16 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Weapon: Person

Offender: In custody

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

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 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.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Commissioner Perry Phelps
Delaware Department of Correction
245 McKee Road
Dover, DE 19904

Phone: (302) 739-5601

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 307 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called sons of YHWH". Mattityahu 5:9

Rest In Peace, my brother. Thank you for your service. May GOD comfort your family and friends.

Retired Chief Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department
February 21, 2017

 

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
 
All 2017 Deaths