Saturday, February 4, 2017

LODD: Sergeant Steven Floyd

Delaware Department of Correction, Delaware


Sergeant Steven Floyd
Delaware Department of Correction, Delaware

End of Watch: Thursday, February 2, 2017
Bio & Incident Details
Age: Not available
Tour: 16 years
Cause: Assault
Offender: In custody
Sergeant 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 Sergeant Floyd and three other prison employee hostage during a riot in Building C. A tactical response team made entry into the prison approximately 20 hours later and located Sergeant Floyd's body. The other prison employees were rescued.
Approximately 120 inmates housed in Building C at the time remained in custody.
Sergeant Floyd had served with the Delaware Department of Correction for 16 years
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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

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