Officer assaulted, Wolston Correctional Centre

A custodial correctional officer has been assaulted by a prisoner at Wolston Correctional Centre this morning. Officers were conducting a welfare check on a prisoner in the Detention Unit this morning when he became non-compliant and punched the officer in the side of the head....

Dam project to tap cleaner water into Lotus Glen Correctional Centre

An 18-month project to improve the water supply to Lotus Glen Correctional Centre (LGCC) is almost finished, with the completion of two dams with a combined storage of 15 megalitres. The dams were constructed near the centre’s existing water storage pond by contractors from Wattos Earthmoving,...

Officers injured, Brisbane Correctional Centre

Three custodial correctional officers have been injured following an interaction with a prisoner at Brisbane Correctional Centre yesterday. At 5pm, officers were interacting with a prisoner when he became argumentative and aggressive. As officers were trying to restrain him, he threw several punches at...

Officer inured, Borallon Training and Correctional Centre

Two custodial correctional officers has been taken to hospital after restraining a prisoner at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre yesterday. At 4.15pm, officers in a secure unit were forced to restrain a prisoner who was non-compliant and lashing out violently. The prisoner was restrained and taken...

Restrictions eased at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre

Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre (AGCC) has reverted to Stage 3 restrictions following two weeks of lockdown after two custodial officers tested positive to COVID-19. More than 400 of the centres 530 officers and about 170 prisoners were placed in quarantine as a result of the cases....

Officer injured, Townsville Correctional Centre

A custodial correctional officer was taken to hospital after he was bitten by a prisoner at Townsville Correctional Centre yesterday. A prisoner was in the Detention Unit yesterday afternoon and when officers were conducting a welfare check on him, he bit an officer on the arm. The...

Corrections Dog Carrie noses out $48,000 drug haul

Excellent sniffing by Passive Alert Drug Detection dog Carrie led to drugs worth an estimated $48,000 being seized from a woman intending to visit Townsville Correctional Complex (TCC) last month. Carrie and her handler were taking part in a joint weekend operation by Queensland Corrective Services...

Update: disturbances at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre

Commissioner Peter Martin APM has acknowledged the remarkable actions of Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) officers for the professional way they responded to ongoing disturbances at the Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre (AGCC) over the past 24 hours. A number of disturbances occurred at AGCC yesterday afternoon and...

Disturbance, Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre

Officers from Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre have been praised for their professionalism and resilience in dealing with a complex situation at Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre overnight. Yesterday morning, a fire started in a cell at the centre that officers were able to extinguish and 5 prisoners...

Officer injured, Brisbane Correctional Centre

A custodial correctional officer is receiving medical treatment following an incident with a prisoner at Brisbane Correctional Centre this afternoon. The officer was headbutted while delivering a meal to a prisoner in his cell in the Detention Unit. Officers quickly restrained the prisoner and he was returned...

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