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St. Mary’s County Corrections Officer Injured After Being Assaulted by Inmate with Violent History

On Friday evening, a Corrections Officer was seriously assaulted by an inmate at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center. While standing her post, Corrections Officer Hannah Suite was approached by inmate Kamisha Raquel Thomas who threw a cup of liquid at C/O Suite and then suddenly and violently attacked the Corrections Officer. Inmate Thomas repeatedly struck C/O Suite in the face and head in an attempt to gain a position of advantage. C/O Suite was able to summons help using her radio as she was blocking the repeated blows from the inmate. At that time, several females incarcerated in the unit came to the aid of the Corrections Officer and were able to help stop the assault. C/O Suite was transported to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital where she was treated for several abrasions, a laceration to her left eyebrow, hematomas, and the possibility of a concussion. Saturday afternoon, Sheriff Steve Hall visited Corrections Officer Suite at her house and awarded her the Sheriff’s Office Purple Heart Medal. Sheriff Hall remarked, “Our Corrections Staff are an integral part of the Sheriff’s Office. Day in and day out, they deal with those incarcerated at our Detention and Rehabilitation Center. They […]

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