VIDEO: Inmates Beat Corrections Officers Inside Massachusetts Prison

Holly Matkin

Two Massachusetts Department of Correction officers were injured as they rushed to help an officer who was under attack.

Lancaster, MA – Three Massachusetts Department of Correction (DOC) officers were transported to the hospital after being attacked and viciously beaten by a mob of maximum-security prison inmates on Friday (video below).

The incident occurred at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center (SBCC) at approximately 10:45 a.m., the DOC said in a video release later that day.

The video showed a lone corrections officer as he spoke with several inmates inside the heavily-populated dayroom area.

Seconds later, one of the prisoners suddenly punched the corrections officer in the face, relentlessly delivering multiple blows as the corrections officer fell backwards and more inmates jumped in.

The corrections officer, who was still on the ground and backed up against a wall, was repeatedly punched and kicked by the mob, the video showed.

A second corrections officer was attacked by another group of inmates when he ran in to help him, but he managed to break free and raced towards the initial officer.

The mob immediately shoved the second officer to the ground, pummeling him.

A third corrections officer was attacked from behind by an inmate as he jumped into the fray, the video showed.

The corrections officers appeared to regain their footing, but suffered multiple additional blows as the group continued to punch and kick them while they pinned them in against the wall.

At least one of the officers was forced back onto the ground, where he desperately tried to fight of his attackers.

The inmates began to scatter as additional corrections officers flooded the dayroom.

The three initial officers involved in the brawl were transported to a hospital for evaluation and treatment, the Boston Herald reported.

One was treated for a head injury, and a second underwent surgery, the Telegram reported.

The facility was immediately placed on lockdown, and six inmates were removed from the unit where the assault occurred, according to WJAR.

“The District Attorney is being notified of this serious assault,” the DOC told the Boston Herald in a statement. “These inmates will be facing internal discipline and DOC staff will provide the Worcester District Attorney’s office with all available facts and evidence relating to the assaults.”

The DOC praised the corrections officers for their swift response.

“This video shows the resilience and training of the officers involved. Due to the quick efforts by responding officers, life-threatening injuries were prevented in this incident,” the department said. “We wish a speedy recovery for the officers involved.”

You can watch security footage of the correction officers’ encounter with the violent inmates in the video below:

Comments (61)
flybynight
flybynight

Pump shotguns-tasers might be in order here from the looks of the video.

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LEO0301
LEO0301

Waterboard all prisoners involved in this attack. If that doesn't help, consider pubic hangings in the prisoner PODs.

KillAllBLMSupporters
KillAllBLMSupporters

kill those fucking inmates involved, why am i paying for them to be "rehabilitated" if they're just going to fight officers unprovoked? KILL THEM AND MAKE AN EXAMPLE OUT OF THEM

iUsername
iUsername

Animals. Maybe get better cams

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

The guards most likely deserved this. The inmates were probably trying to stop what's happening at Parchman prison from happening to them.

RussellSR
RussellSR

"Stop what's happening at Parchman prison from happening to them."
From ABC news report " "Someone asked earlier, 'Who's responsible for what's happening at Parchman?' The inmates," Bryant said at a news conference on Monday. "The inmates are the ones that take each other's lives. The inmates are the ones that fashion weapons out of metal. ... So, I would say look to the inmates."

Jim H. - Virginia US
Jim H. - Virginia US

Sickening.

I think the inmates need their names and large numbers on their backs, like the NFL.

Maybe also some five million volt wifi ankle stun bracelets that the CO can activate for anyone in the near vicinity with the press of a button. Hey, another patent for me.

TrueAmerican
TrueAmerican

F"ing animals!

LoneWolf72
LoneWolf72

is flogging out of the question?

JLo1
JLo1

Should have opened fire on the fuck heads!

JR8859
JR8859

Chain them all to their little stainless steel picnic tables and torch the place.

Stanracer
Stanracer

A lot of usual suspects in there.

Sharonmk
Sharonmk

Correction Officers are greatly outnumbered. Sad situation.

Terminaters168
Terminaters168

It’s Massachusetts so they will probably sue the corrections department because their hands were hurt punching the officers

Rascal1966
Rascal1966

Yep, typical ED-209 thugs!! Should just euthanize the entire bunch!!

copssavelives
copssavelives

How about a few bullets to the face. That would rid the world of the trash

tuggingalong
tuggingalong

Guard tower in middle of commons area and gates with rifle would solve issue. If you attack a guard, you should be shot.

It’s more of the victim mentality and if I want to do it, I can do it. There is no self control nor self respect. They’re animals behaving like animals and they should be treated like animals.

Kill50
Kill50

It’s sad how everybody is slamming the inmates. Imagine a relative is abused or molested and you take on the attack on the predator, get caught and go up top. Day in and day out, treated like an animal, disrespected like you’re worth nothing just because a co has the power to do so. It takes a toll. Plus some people just don’t give a fuck lol fuck the corrections officers in this videos, and all c.o./police on this page! Eat a dick and rest in piss


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