Monthly Assault & Major Incident Summaries

January 2019

In January 2019, offender-on-staff assaults occurred in Missouri adult institutions at a rate of one assault per 100 offenders. During the month, 53.5 percent of assaults on staff were committed by offenders with diagnosed mental health conditions, and 31.6 percent were committed by offenders in administrative segregation.

Offender on Staff Assaults (violation 2.1). Monthly Assaults: Rolling 12 Months Average: 26. Baseline FY 2018:  1.1 Assaults per 100 Offender Population. Percent Staff Assaults by Mental Health Offenders (MH Grade 2-5) 	53.5% Top 5 Institutions – MH Assault Rate WERDCC 	100% ACC 		100% CCC		87.5% JCC		81.5% FCC		77.8%.  Percent Staff Assaults by Offenders in Administrative Segregation 31.6% Top 5 Institutions MTC 	    	100% PCC 	   	 73.9% WMCC   	 59.1% JCCC	   	 55.6% CCC         	 50.0%.

A major assault is defined as:

  • Causing physical injury to another, either with or without a weapon or through the use of any substance, instrument or device, requiring urgent and immediate medical treatment more extensive than mere first aid.

  • Causing a person to come into contact with or throwing or projecting feces or body fluids.

  • Subjecting a staff member without consent to physical contact by kissing or touching the sexual parts.

A minor assault is defined as:

  • Causing non-serious physical injury by striking another, which may result in minor first aid being administered.
  • Using a non-dangerous object or substance; or by any other physically aggressive act.
  • Subjecting a staff member to any physical contact without consent.

Missouri Department of Corrections alerts.