prison guard

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prison guard - someone who guards prisonersprison guard - someone who guards prisoners  
keeper - someone in charge of other people; "am I my brother's keeper?"
law officer, lawman, peace officer - an officer of the law
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What with his coolness and his soldierly bearing, he looked far more like the prison guard.
Manchester Crown Court heard that the attack had been premeditated by Fairley, who wanted to seek revenge on a prison guard following an incident three days prior.
A prison guard is receiving treatment in hospital after an incident at Nottingham Prison, the Ministry of Justice has confirmed.
Summary: Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Sep 12 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday announced Rs 1 crore compensation to kin of the prison guard who died today after he was attacked by an undertrial prisoner at a police station in Bhind on September 9.
At one point in May, Oweisat, who had health problems at his arrest, was severely beaten by prison guards for pouring hot water on a fellow prison guard, causing Oweisat serious injuries all over his face and body.
Under the law, the salary of a Prison Guard 1, to be now known as Corrections Officer 1, will more than double, from P13,606 to P29,668 a month.
The Yemeni guard stuffed the narcotics in his back pocket and when he approached another prison guard he denied carrying anything illegal.
Prison Guard 1 Ernesto Dionglay of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor), however, claimed he did not know how the 100 grams of shabu ended up where they were found.
YESTERDAY, our sister paper the Sunday Mail brought you the story of a prison guard who was left scarred for life in a savage razor attack by an inmate.
The food will be left next to the cell door, and of course you will share it with the prison guard, as if it is a meal for both of you.
The Egyptian beauty proved herself in her latest work, the highly successful Ramadan hit "Sijn Al Nisa'a" (Women's Prison) , where she played the role of a prison guard, and man did she play it well!
A prison guard has been fined Dhs5,000 after an inmate gave him the slip in a hospital.