|Florida fires 13 prison employees in crackdown|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE — State prison officials did some major house cleaning this week, firing 13 people in the wake of widespread abuse allegations.
The Florida Department of Corrections on Friday announced the dismissal of three officers and two sergeants for punching and kicking a prisoner at Lancaster Correctional Institution. Another officer was fired for a DUI arrest and another for driving with a suspended license.
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