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Staff assault reported at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center


This news story was published on February 12, 2020.
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Oakdale Iowa Medical Classifications Center

CORALVILLE – A correctional officer was assaulted by an inmate at the Iowa Medical Classification Center in Coralville, IA at approximately 10:25 AM Tuesday morning.

The correctional officer was working at his post when an inmate approached him. Without warning, the inmate began striking the officer with a series closed fist strikes. Additional officers quickly responded to the assault and took control of the situation.

Those involved in the assault were assessed by facility medical staff. The officer that was assaulted was taken by state vehicle to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City to be assessed for injuries to his face. The inmate did not suffer serious injuries.

This incident remains under investigation.

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4 Responses to Staff assault reported at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 12, 2020 at 5:59 pm

    Aw, that’s to bad. Goes with the job.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 12, 2020 at 7:04 pm

      Don’t you wish you had a job that paid you to get your ass kicked? instead of for free

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 13, 2020 at 8:06 am

        You are more the welcome to try Big Mouth Sissy.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          February 13, 2020 at 9:29 am

          you must be angry that someone else is occupying your cell. Don’t worry, I am sure you will be back there soon. Once an idiot, always an idiot.