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May 11, 2007

Va. inmate tries to grab deputy's gun, escape custody

Editor’s Note --  PoliceOne commends this deputy on prevailing during a disarming attempt that occurred during an escape attempt. He fought and won against an inmate who was trying to kill him.

But what can we learn? "Prisoner transports are always dangerous" says P1 expert Gary Klugiewicz. "Although it is not clear from this news article, it seems reasonable to assume that this prisoner was not restrained, or if he was restrained then the restraint had been taken off -- WHY?"

Full story: Va. inmate tries to grab deputy's gun, escape custody

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