3 corrections officers hurt in Hamilton County jail inmate fracas

3 corrections officers hurt in Hamilton County jail inmate fracas

November 27th, 2011 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

Three Hamilton County Jail corrections officers were slightly injured tonight when inmates began fighting and one had to be shocked with a Taser.

Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Janice Atkinson said two inmates were moved to different cells after they began fighting around 6 p.m.

A third inmate in the area became unruly was corrections officers used a Taser on him, she said.

All three inmates were checked by medical personnel according to policy, she said, but none was injured.

The three officers were taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries and released, Atkinson said.

The names of the officers and inmates were not released.