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Inmate Assaults Staff at Five Points Correctional Facility

Romulus, NY – A 33 year old inmate who is on his second term in prison, injured a sergeant and an officer after he attacked them when he refused to leave programming at the maximum security correctional facility. Full Press Release 

Multiple Officers Injured at Five Points Correctional Facility

Violence Continues to Plague Maximum Security Facility Romulus, NY – A 31 year old inmate who is on his third term in prison, armed with a make-shift weapon, charged and attacked officers in the cell block at the maximum security correctional facility. On Monday,...

Multiple Officers Injured at Sullivan Correctional Facility

Two Officers Transported to Local Hospital for Injuries Fallsburgh, NY – Seven officers were injured at Sullivan Correctional Facility last week in two separate inmate attacks that led to two of the officers needing to be transported to a local hospital for further...

Multiple Officers Injured at Five Points Correctional Facility

Romulus, NY – Four officers were injured in two separate inmate attacks at the maximum security correctional facility last week, sending one injured officer to Cayuga Medical Center for treatment of eye and facial injuries. Full Press Release 

Inmate Fight Injures Officer at Upstate Correctional Facility

Officer Kicked in the Face, Fractures Nasal Bone Malone, NY – Two inmates began fighting in a holding cell at the maximum security correctional facility that led to one officer fracturing his nose when he attempted to break the fight up and was kicked in the face by...

Three Officers Injured at Sing Sing Correctional Facility

One Officer Undergoes Surgery for Knee Injury Ossining, NY – An inmate serving an 18 year sentence for Assault 1st and who was previously paroled after being convicted for Murder 2nd and Attempted Murder 2nd in 1996, injured three officers at the maximum security...

Officer Slashed at Cayuga Correctional Facility

Inmate Cuts Officer’s Face with Weapon Cayuga, NY – An officer was slashed three times across the face by an inmate who had barricaded himself in his cell at the medium security correctional facility last week. On Sunday, October 16, an officer on routine rounds...

Inmate Cuts Officer’s Arm at Upstate Correctional Facility

Staff Recover Scalpel Used in Attack Malone, NY – An inmate, who was previously caught with a make-shift weapon, cut an officer with a ceramic scalpel Monday at the maximum security prison. The officer was conducting a security watch of the inmate, who was in a...

Officer Injured at Riverview Correctional Facility

Ogdensburg, NY – An inmate serving an eight year sentence for attempted murder attacked and injured an officer last Thursday at the medium security correctional facility. Full Press Release 

Officers Injured at Sing Sing Correctional Facility

Ossining, NY – Two officers were injured when an inmate attacked them and a third officer sustained injuries helping subduing the combative inmate at the maximum security correctional facility this week. Full Press Release 

More Violence at Elmira Correctional Facility

Elmira, NY – Violence continues to plague Elmira Correctional Facility as three officers were injured by an inmate and two inmate on inmate fights occurred over the weekend at the maximum security prison. Full Press Release 

Three Officers Injured at Elmira Correctional Facility

Elmira , NY – Three officers were injured at Elmira Correctional Facility after an inmate, who was inside his cell, grabbed a female officer by the arm, pulling her into the cell bars at the maximum security correctional facility last week. Full Press Release

Officer Injured at Sing Sing Correctional Facility

Ossining, NY –  An officer needed to be treated at an outside hospital after an inmate, allegedly high on synthetic marijuana, repeatedly attacked him while returning from the recreation yard at the maximum security correctional facility. Full Press Release 

Officer Injured at Marcy Correctional Facility

Marcy, NY –  An officer sustained a fractured elbow after chasing an inmate who was acting erratically in the gymnasium and causing the officer to fall to the walkway when he caught the inmate and put him in a body hold to contain him. Full Press Release 

Inmate Violence Continues to Plague Elmira Correctional Facility

Staff Recover Two Weapons in Two Attacks Elmira, NY – Staff recovered a ceramic razor blade and a rock inside of a sock that were used in two separate inmate on inmate attacks at the maximum security correctional facility last week. Both incidents occurred on Friday,...

Staff Injured at Marcy Correctional Facility

Razor Recovered After Inmate Attacks Staff Marcy, NY – Two officers and a sergeant were injured at Marcy Correctional Facility last week after an inmate bit one officer and fought with staff who were attempting to recover contraband the inmate had hidden on him. The...

NYSCOPBA Western Region Golf Tournament Raises Funds for Make a Wish

Darien, NY – Continuing in the long tradition of giving back to local charities, the 1st Annual Al Mothershed Memorial Golf Tournament raised $12,500 for the Rochester chapter of Make a Wish. The tournament, which had over 175 participants and volunteers, was held at...

Officers Attacked at Sing Sing Correctional Facility

One Officer Sustains Broken Wrist in Attack Ossining, NY – Four officers were injured at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in two separate inmate attacks within the last two weeks. One officer sustained a fractured wrist that was broken in two places. The first incident...

Officers Injured at Auburn Correctional Facility

One Officer Sustains Concussion, Second Officer Sustains Broken Nose in Attacks Third Officer Stabbed and Sustains Puncture Wound to his Neck Auburn, NY – Eight officers sustained injuries, one with a broken nose, a second with a concussion and a third with a puncture...

Inmate Attempts to Stab Officers at Coxsackie Correctional Facility

Pulls Sharpened Toothbrush From Waistband in Attack Three Officers Injured, Treated at Albany Medical Center Union Calls Out State Senator for Recent Comments on Inmate Violence Coxsackie, NY – NYSCOPBA Officials are criticizing State Senator and HALT legislation...