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.
An allegation of a prison officer bringing in a phone and selling it is a serious offence.
If this is proven to be true, then clearly disciplinary action should follow, but if more than one prison officer is found to be guilty, then it suggests that there is a cultural issue within the prison which needs to be tackled.
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) revealed it is investing PS2 million in 5,600 cameras, meaning every prison officer across England and Wales will have access to the devices.
A SERIAL arsonist is suspected of starting a fire at HMP Liverpool which led to a prison officer being taken to hospital.
In a statement a Prison Service spokesperson said: "We are determined to ensure that prisons are properly staffed and have invested PS100m to boost the front line by 2,500 prison officers over the next 18 months "Prison officer recruitment numbers are at their highest since records began and in Wales specifically, prisons have seen a net gain of 385 staff in the year to June 2017.
There are hundreds of fictitious complaints being made against staff which means a prison officer feels they have to be struck or assaulted before they can defend themselves.
Newcastle Magistrates' Court heard on Tuesday that Wilson tried to drag one prison officer into his cell then spat at two other officers who tried to take metal cutlery from him.
Miss Lax said that the prison officer had to have blood tests for hepatitis after the attack.
But he told the Echo cuts in prison officer numbers would lead to "substantially more disobedience and disorder in prisons".

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