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Corrections officer injured in attack at Kansas prison


November 5, 2021

LANSING, Kan. (AP) — A corrections officer at Kansas' Lansing Correctional Facility is hospitalized in stable condition after being attacked.

The Kanas Department of Corrections said in a news release that the incident happened Wednesday when the officer "was injured by a resident." Officials say the incident remains under investigation.

The Kansas Organization of State Employees, the union representing the prison's corrections officers, told KSNW-TV that a male inmate attacked the female officer around the time of the shift change at 5 p.m. The union said the officer is believed to have...

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