Department of Justice's Programs Diagnostic Center, correction officers
have a much higher rate of suicide than those in other occupations; a large percentage of correction officers
experience some level of post traumatic stress disorder during their careers; and a correction officer
, on average, will not live to see a 59th birthday.
Wrenn after a jury-waived trial in Worcester Superior Court that resulted in his conviction on charges of armed assault with intent to murder, assault and battery on a correction officer
, aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
Jermaine Holley, 29, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Worcester Superior Court to three counts of assault and battery on a correction officer
and a single count of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
8 on charges of armed assault with intent to murder, aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, three counts of assault and battery on a correction officer
and two counts each of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery.
Beauvais, 29, said she had no idea how tight the brotherhood was among correction officers
It is an unfortunate reality that correction officers
work in a dangerous environment, but we strive each day to prevent incidents like this from occurring," Sheriff Evangelidis said.
The payment was $500 per eligible member of Local 550 of New England Police Benevolent Association, which represents the correction officers
and sergeants at the Worcester County Jail and House of Correction.
Detective Leblanc responded to the home at 235 Minot Road in Westminster and found the correction officer
in his driveway, wearing body armor and holding a gun, and demanding that police shoot him.
Mansfield, who has written a booklet, "Stress Management for the Professional Correction Officer
Beauregard, 59, of East Douglas, has been a correction officer
since 1990 at the Worcester County Jail and House of Correction.
Mr Frisch said that while he believes a sheriff should be able to do correction officer
work and that is expected, he acknowledged that he was mistaken when he said it is required.
Allen said the sheriff is both a correction officer
and administrator and Thomas J.