Officers injured, Lotus Glen Correctional Centre

QCS can confirm that two officers are receiving treatment following an interaction with a prisoner at Lotus Glen Correctional Centre yesterday afternoon. The two officers were conducting a welfare check in the Detention Unit and when they opened the prisoners cell door, he became non-compliant and...

Personal visits to SEQ prisons suspended

Due to cases of COVID-19 in the community, personal visits have been suspended to all South East Queensland prisons on the advice of the Chief Health Officer (CHO). This decision was made to protect the safety of prisoners and our officers and includes all prisons from...

Prisoner charged under new officer assault legislation

A prisoner from Borallon Training and Correctional Centre today became the first person charged with serious assault on a corrective services officer with the new circumstance of aggravation. The charge relates to an incident on July 21 when the 20-year-old prisoner allegedly spat on a custodial...

Officer injured, Townsville Correctional Centre

QCS can confirm that an officer received injuries following an interaction with a prisoner at Townsville Correctional Centre this morning. The officer, who had entered a cell to engage with an agitated prisoner, retreated after the prisoner lashed out at him. While withdrawing from the cell,...

Prisoner charged over officer assaults

A 26-year-old man who assaulted two custodial correctional officers at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre on July 3 has been served with a Notice To Appear on a range of serious charges by the Corrective Services Investigation Unit. The man will appear on September 24 to face...

Officers suspended

Two corrective services officers were suspended from duty this week as a result of an ongoing ethical standards investigations. One officer was suspended due to allegations relating to an inappropriate relationship with a prisoner, inappropriate access of official information and failure to declare a conflict of...

Corrective Services dogs trained to keep North Queensland prisons safe

Queensland Corrective Services Dog Squad officers, Steve with Lobo, Ainsley with Ragner, Darren with Bondi, Tony with Blade, Jade with Ezra and Jacques with Yaeger Lotus Glen Correctional Centre is currently hosting a joint general purpose dog handler training course with officers from Townsville Correctional Complex...

Officers assaulted, Wolston and Woodford Correctional Centres

QCS can confirm that three officers have been injured in incidents at Woodford and Wolston Correctional Centres yesterday. Yesterday afternoon around 2pm, officers at Woodford Correctional Centre were interacting with a prisoner when he became aggressive and headbutted an officer. The prisoner was restrained and during the...

Officer assaulted, Brisbane Correctional Centre

QCS can confirm that an officer was injured by a prisoner at Brisbane Correctional Centre yesterday afternoon. A prisoner was being directed back to his cell around 5pm when he started to behave aggressively and assaulted an officer. The prisoner was restrained and escorted to...

Disturbance, Townsville Correctional Complex

QCS can confirm that four prisoners have been escorted to the Detention Unit following a disturbance at the Townsville Correctional Complex this morning. Four prisoners became non-compliant in a secure unit and barricaded themselves in the exercise yard around 10am. Officers attempted to negotiate with the...

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