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7 staff at Wayland Prison in Norfolk given bravery awards

Post by falkor » Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:45 am

One prisoner attacked another with a knife slitting his throat in July last year. ITV NEWS

The first warder who stepped in was slashed with the knife and knocked unconscious.

All 7 officers who dealt with the incident have been given awards by the Royal Humane Society
"This incident was truly horrific, apparently the place was awash with blood from the injured prisoner and the injured prison officer. The injured officer showed huge courage before reinforcements had arrived in facing up to the knife-man who was going berserk. In the end he paid a heavy price for his bravery receiving a serious knife injury. He is a very brave man and truly deserves the Bronze Medal which is one of our highest awards."

– ANDREW CHAPMAN, ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY
have any staff at your Prison been given Bravery Awards? is this a good system?

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Re: 7 staff at Wayland Prison in Norfolk given bravery awards

Post by FlamingYeti » Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:13 pm

I don't know anyone who's had any awards as such, we had a member of staff given an Officer of the year award, but there's plenty who deserve medals.
On another note relevant to current news this would've been an ideal situation for PAVA.
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