Corrections News

Custodial corrections officer suspended, Borallon

A custodial corrections officer has been suspended as a result of an ongoing investigation relating to inappropriate behaviour towards other officers at the Borallon Training and Correctional Centre. As a top-tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the highest standards of conduct, transparency...

Alleged officer assault – Wolston

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that an officer was subject to an alleged assault at Wolston Correctional Centre this morning. It will be alleged  that the officer was conducting a muster of prisoners when a 49-year-old man touched him inappropriately. The officer, who was uninjured, immediately challenged...

Officers injured – Townsville Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that two officers were injured during a confrontation with a number of prisoners at about 12 noon today at Townsville Correctional Centre. It is believed the two male officers received head, arm and hand injuries. They were assessed and transported to...

Sondra Lena police vessel commissioning

Commissioner Peter Martin APM, Deputy Commissioner Paul Stewart APM and Assistant Commissioner Samantha Newman attended the commissioning of a new police vessel named in honour of the late Constable Sondra Lena at Lytton this morning. The Lena family has many ties to Queensland Corrective Services. Sondra Lena...

Queensland Corrective Services officer suspended, Wolston Correctional Centre

A custodial correctional officer has been suspended pending the completion of a disciplinary process relating to an allegation of unnecessary use of force, and failing to accurately record actions earlier this month. As a top tier public safety agency, Queensland Corrective Services is committed to the...

Custodial officers injured – Brisbane District Court

Two Queensland Corrective Services custodial officers received injuries today while restraining an agitated prisoner at the Brisbane District Court. A 25-year-old woman had been non-compliant on arrival at court, and following a risk assessment, three officers from Escort and Security branch escorted her to her hearing. On...

Custodial officers injured – Brisbane District Court

Two Queensland Corrective Services custodial officers received injuries today while restraining an agitated prisoner at the Brisbane District Court. A 25-year-old woman had been non-compliant on arrival at court, and following a risk assessment, three officers from Escort and Security branch escorted her to her hearing. On...

Officers praised for management of Code Black – Capricornia

Custodial officers at Capricornia Correctional Centre were today praised for managing a protest in a secure unit at the centre. At about lunchtime today, a Code Black was initiated after eight prisoners began protesting in a secure unit containing 41 prisoners. The group refused to obey directions...

Prisoner abscond – Townsville Correctional Centre low security

Police and Corrective Services Officers are looking for prisoner Bohdi JOHNSON who absconded from Townsville Correctional Centre men’s low security farm on Monday evening. He is serving six years for driving causing death. If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information...

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