FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 28, 2021
Contact: Karen Pojmann
Disturbance at Ozark Correctional Center
At approximately 12:50 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, 2021, offenders inside one housing unit at Ozark Correctional Center (OCC) in Fordland created a disturbance. Staff responded appropriately, Corrections Emergency Response Teams (CERT) were deployed, and the situation was resolved. Two staff members were assaulted. Property damage is still being assessed.