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October 20, 2014, 9:09 pm
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Union Blames Quinn Policies For Attack On Prison Guard

The union representing Illinois prison guards is blaming Governor Pat Quinn’s policies for a violent attack on a female correctional officer. 


The incident occurred early Thursday at the Danville Correctional Center.  AFSCME says the guard was attacked and punched in the jaw by an inmate who was being housed in gymnasium space at the prison. 


The inmate also allegedly attempted to rape the guard… but the assault was stopped by another inmate who responded to the guard’s call for help. 


The union says Danville is overcrowded and understaffed… and contends that one guard is routinely assigned to watch over hundreds of inmates on the night shift, violating policies that call for two guards to be assigned.

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