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Reported use of force declines in Florida prisons

The number of incidents in which Florida Department of Corrections officers used force on inmates has declined to a five-year low, according to an annual report from the department’s Office of Inspector General. The decrease in reported incidents reverses an upward trend, which had seen a near doubling of use of force from 2007 to 2012.

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Charles Trainor Jr. ctrainor@miamiherald.com
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