prison officer

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Related to prison officer: Correctional officer
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Nobody doubted it; but, Compeyson, who had meant to depose to it, was tumbling on the tides, dead, and it happened that there was not at that time any prison officer in London who could give the required evidence.
In addition to this, they are every moment liable to be visited by the prison officers appointed for that purpose.
When the foremost billows rolled past, bearing the prison officers with them, and threatening them all with instant death if any secret nook remained undisclosed, Defarge laid his strong hand on the breast of one of these men--a man with a grey head, who had a lighted torch in his hand-- separated him from the rest, and got him between himself and the wall.
A FORMER prison officer has been jailed for 12 months for selling stories about George Michael's time behind bars to The Sun newspaper.
Clearly officers are concerned for their safety in light of the escape by Derek Brockwell last month during which a prison officer had his stomach slashed at Dublin's Tallaght Hospital.
93 percentage of Prison Officer Association staff to back industrial action
Ian Lavery, Labour MP for Wansbeck, urged Ministers to act over a dramatic increase in assaults on prison officer staff.
As a prison officer, you should have the ability to create good working relationships with people from all walks of life, an open mind, with the ability to act fairly in disputes and patience, understanding and a commitment to helping people.
But he told the Echo cuts in prison officer numbers would lead to "substantially more disobedience and disorder in prisons".
A MAN has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm after a prison officer was seriously injured at a jail in Leeds.
As far as I am concerned, that sort of equipment should be absolutely standard for every prison officer and, furthermore, I would give them Tasers.
The Howard League for Penal Reform has published a report arguing for change in the way that the role of prison officer is constructed and understood.

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