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Officers injured: Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre

Queensland Corrective Services can confirm that two officers were injured in an incident with a prisoner at Brisbane Women’s Correctional Centre shortly before midday.

The injured officers were treated on the scene by their colleagues and Queensland Health staff.

One officer suffered a laceration to the head. A second officer received a laceration to the face. Both were transported to hospital for further treatment in a stable condition.

Responding officers restrained the prisoner and she was transferred to the detention unit.

The CSIU have been notified and will investigate the matter.

The full circumstances of the incident will also be subject to internal review as a part of our commitment to officer safety.

The centre was locked down early to allow responding officers to participate in a debrief with management. Employee support services were also on site.