Video review: Inmate attacks, drags corrections officer by her hair
It is important to condition yourself to think about ways to keep a reactionary gap between you and the inmates
Correctional officers run the risk of being blindsided by an inmate every day, which is why being a correctional officer is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. As correctional officers, we must always be aware of the dangers surrounding us.
In the video below, a correctional officer at the Berkeley County Detention Center in South Carolina is handing some paperwork to an inmate when she is attacked by another inmate who ends up on top of her and drags her by her hair.
After watching the video, let's review some safety and training considerations.