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Posted by: thepinetree on 05/13/2014 06:21 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 05/13/2014 06:22 PM
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California Correctional Officer Taken to Outside Hospital Following Inmate Attack

Folsom, CA...A correctional officer is being treated for injuries he suffered from an attack by a California State Prison-Sacramento, inmate Friday afternoon. At 3:20 p.m. May 9, an officer was on duty when inmate Sidney Petillo, 39, began swinging his arms and striking the officer in his face and another officer in the chest....

About 45 minutes after the incident, the officer complained of being light-headed and almost fell to the ground. He was transported to an area hospital, where he was diagnosed with a concussion.

Inmate Petillo was subdued and will be placed in the Administrative Segregation Unit.

Inmate Petillo was committed to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation on Aug. 29, 1994, from Los Angeles County to serve a sentence of life with the possibility of parole for second-degree murder. He received a consecutive two-year sentence in July 1995 for battery on a peace officer while in prison.

The matter will be referred to the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.

California State Prison-Sacramento is a multi-mission institution that houses more than 2,200 inmates and employs more than 1,700 people. Opened in 1986, the institution houses maximum-security inmates serving long sentences or those who have proved to be management problems at other institutions. CSP-SAC also houses inmates requiring specialized mental health programming and inmates with high-risk medical concerns. CSP-SAC promotes rehabilitative opportunities through work assignments, vocational training, self-help programs and educational opportunities.

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Posted on: 2014-05-13 19:45:32   By: Anonymous
That will be good for two years off with full pay & full benfits

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    Posted on: 2014-05-13 19:48:33   By: Anonymous
    Concussion can be serious

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      Posted on: 2014-05-13 21:52:39   By: Anonymous
      Another good reason for a fast lane on death row.

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        Posted on: 2014-05-13 21:54:46   By: Anonymous
        Well said do not have to pay for these bad gene fools... nuke em!

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          Posted on: 2014-05-14 09:18:30   By: Anonymous
          And the inmate is still breathing?????

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            Posted on: 2014-05-14 11:09:02   By: Anonymous
            Yep, still breathing and smiling and strutttin his stuff in the hood.

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    Posted on: 2014-05-14 18:17:58   By: Anonymous
    people whom complain about this so-called full pay with benefits should be able to at least spell said benefits.

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      Posted on: 2014-05-14 20:59:30   By: Anonymous
      Thak yu teahcer

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No Subject
Posted on: 2014-05-14 11:11:30   By: Anonymous
Purple Heart for the officer

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Posted on: 2014-05-15 01:21:10   By: Anonymous
Hate to hear that news but most in the know, know corectional officers are some of the biggest pancies in law enforement. They'll often brag about how manyfights they've been in, when in reality they've never done sh*t. Sad,

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    Posted on: 2014-05-15 08:36:10   By: Anonymous
    Fistfights? That's nothing! They try to avoid fistfights. It takes a lot more courage to go behind those walls than you can imagine sitting at your keyboard. Every day they go to work knowing if there is a riot they probably will be locked in with the inmates, and they know if taken hostage there will be no hostage trades.

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    Posted on: 2014-05-15 09:16:32   By: Anonymous
    I know dozens correctional officers all over the state. Have known them for decades, I am one of those people "in the know", and I know you don't represent the facts. They are not "pansies" as you claim. All of them I know are people who will stand their ground and will respond to emergencies including real serious violence.

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      Posted on: 2014-05-15 18:43:05   By: Anonymous
      Mr. "in the know" can't even spell "correctional" or "pansies".... he's not "in the know" about much.

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