Prison protests: 'I've been attacked with knives'

Prison protests: 'I've been attacked with knives'
 

As prison officers protest over safety standards, guards and their families have told the BBC about their experiences, including fights, knife attacks, and even rape and death threats to loved ones.
One former prison officer, who served in the profession for 20 years, left for a lower paid job after he had "finally had enough" of working for a service "in decline for the last five years".
The man, who asked not to be named, said staff increasingly had to deal with the effects of Spice - a form of synthetic cannabis - "flooding" into prisons.
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15 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 46
Source: BBC
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