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Officer assaulted at Wolston Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm a Custodial Correctional Officer was assaulted by a prisoner at Wolston Correctional Centre this morning during an incident where force was required to be used. Officers were preparing a prisoner to transition to the Detention Unit when he struck...

Meet the Escort and Security Branch officer with a heart of gold

You can tell from the moment you meet Stella what a caring and thoughtful person she is - but you can also tell she doesn’t sit still for long. A well respected and established member of the Escort and Security Branch (ESB) team, Stella is approaching...

Officers assaulted at Brisbane Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) can confirm two Custodial Correctional Officers were treated at hospital for possible exposure to bodily fluids following an incident at Brisbane Correctional Centre on Sunday afternoon. Two officers were attempting to assist a prisoner who was self-harming when he threw a cup...

Abscond – Townsville Correctional Centre low security farm

Three prisoners have absconded from Townsville Correctional Centre low security men's farm this evening. If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day. You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity...

Drone incursion sends Capricornia into lockdown

Prisoners at Capricornia Correctional Centre spent a part of Christmas afternoon in lockdown after someone attempted to drop contraband into the centre using a drone. At about 1:45pm, a custodial correctional officer saw a drone hovering over the exercise yard of a secure unit carrying a...

Prisoners give back to community with Uniforms 4 Kids

Women prisoners are providing beautiful handmade clothing to children in need thanks to a program being run out of Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre (BWCC). As part of a partnership between Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) and Uniforms 4 Kids, prisoners at BWCC have been repurposing law enforcement...

Capricornia joins push to recycle bottle tops into prosthetics

Staff and prisoners at Capricornia Correctional Centre (CCC) have risen to the challenge of collecting bottle tops to be recycled into prosthetic arms and hands, amassing almost 14,500 caps in eight weeks. Deputy General Manager Alexis Livingstone said everyone at CCC had responded enthusiastically to the...