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....

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...

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...

Contraband finds at Palen Creek and Borallon

Custodial and intelligence officers at Palen Creek Correctional Centre (PCCC) and Borallon Training and Correctional Centre (BTCC) have been praised for their vigilance in finding significant amounts of contraband. Intelligence officers from BTCC identified information that a visitor was planning on providing a significant quantity of...

Queensland prisons restrictions update

Following positive COVID-19 tests amongst officers at the Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Academy and Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre (AGCC), QCS continues to work closely with Queensland Health to ensure the safe operation of the state’s correctional centres. This includes identifying and testing prisoners who have been...

Southern and central Queensland prisons locked down: Stage 4 restrictions

Queensland prisons from the NSW border up to and including Rockhampton have been locked down with Stage 4 restrictions due to an officer at the Queensland Corrective Services Academy testing positive to COVID-19. The QCS Academy has a COVIDSafe plan in place, including the requirement for...

Officers injured, Borallon Training and Correctional Centre

Two custodial correctional officers have received medical treatment following an incident with a prisoner at Borallon Training and Correctional Centre this morning. Two officers were punched during an interaction with a prisoner in a secure unit. Officers were forced to use OC spray to help restrain the...

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