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June 24, 2009
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Fla. corrections officer takes down inmate with gun

By Henry Pierson Curtis
Orlando Sentinel

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — How an Osceola County Jail inmate obtained a loaded handgun remained unanswered Tuesday as sheriff's officials investigated an attempted jail break Monday evening.

Such incidents are apparently so rare that the National Institute of Corrections and other national organizations serving the jail and prison systems do not track them.

Full story: Fla. corrections officer takes down inmate with gun






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