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33,000 inmate on staff assaults each year=90 assaults per day, 3.7 per hour
2.7 staff assaults per 100 inmates- county level
1.4 staff assaults per 100 inmates- state level
0.9 staff assaults per 100 inmates- federal level
A Correctional Officer will be SERIOUSLY assaulted at least twice in a 20 year career!
It is estimated that 1 out of every 5 will be assaulted during their career
70% of suspects convicted of attacking a police officer were on probation/parole at the time of the attack
The most common statement heard from probation/parole officers is: "I know my clients, I can't get hurt!
Ten year average is 58,079 per year, or approximately 1 officer attacked every 6.6 hours
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