Assaults & Incidents

Weekly advisories summarize serious assaults on corrections officers and other staff members in the line of duty as well as major disturbances and other significant incidents occurring in Missouri Department of Corrections facilities.

Feb. 25 - March 3, 2019

South Central Correctional Center: At approximately 5:51 p.m. Feb. 26, 2019, an offender assaulted an officer. The officer sustained a contusion to the left side of his head and was experiencing blurry vision and was examined by outside medical staff. Staff responded appropriately, and the offender was secured. A conduct violation will be issued for this assault. 

Northeast Correctional Center: At approximately 10:30 a.m. Feb. 27, 2019, while trying to escort an offender, the offender became aggressive and an officer injured his right hand. Staff responded appropriately, and the offender was secured. The officer received outside medical attention. A conduct violation will be issued.

Missouri Department of Corrections alerts.