published Sunday, November 27th, 2011

3 corrections officers hurt in Hamilton County jail inmate fracas

Three Hamilton County Jail corrections officers were slightly injured tonight when inmates began fighting and one had to be shocked with a Taser.

Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Janice Atkinson said two inmates were moved to different cells after they began fighting around 6 p.m.

A third inmate in the area became unruly was corrections officers used a Taser on him, she said.

All three inmates were checked by medical personnel according to policy, she said, but none was injured.

The three officers were taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries and released, Atkinson said.

The names of the officers and inmates were not released.

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cannonball said...

Wait a minute. Last week the inmates were getting roughed up. Now you are telling me the jailers are getting roughed up. Who's in charge? Personally I think it would be a lot better for inmates to get a bruise or two instead of the officers.

November 28, 2011 at 8 a.m.
retired said...

I was told the same Sergeant did this one also and he is going to get someone hurt some day if no one makes him an officer. the stories I hear about this "Sergeant" he is out of control an nothing is being done about him. His followers are doing the same thing so now the Tax payers of hamilton county will be paying for his unability to control himself. I think Jailors need to be held accountable for there actions. Who will be next there Sergeant?

November 29, 2011 at 9:13 a.m.
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