Shared: Correctional officers assaulted by ‘problematic inmate’ at Penetanguishene jail
Continuous assaults on correctional officers at the Central North Correctional Centre (CNCC) has union officials calling for increased safety measures.
Correctional officers at the Penetanguishene jail were assaulted during two incidents on June 18 and June 19, with one involving a problematic inmate.
“Three correctional officers and a sergeant were kicked and spat at as they were trying to deal with him,” said Richard Dionne, president of OPSEU Local 369.
Three COs and a Sgt assaulted (kicked and spat on) this morning by a continuously assaultive inmate. This is the SIXTH incident involving this same inmate since May 20 @cncclocal369. #CrisisInCorrections #Rule1EGHS #SegReformNotWorking
— CNCC Local 369…