Prison guards need non-violent communication training, too!
It’s a terrible thing to lose your mom. It’s even worse for someone in prison to lose a mother, or any family member for that matter. There’s no way to mourn. No one to talk to. There’s no quiet time for reflection. Other family members can’t be there with you to share memories. You may not even attend the memorial service. It’s heart-wrenching! So a young, 28-year-old Connor was hurting last week on the day of his mother’s funeral, and it’s no surprise that he got into an argument with a Corrections Officer. From that point on, specific details aren’t available, but we’ve received enough reports that substantiate the final chapter of the story. Connor told the officer his mother had died, and the aggravated officer replied, “F*** your mom!” Connor’s response was a quick punch to the officer’s face. And predictably, other guards raced to help and Connor became a punching bag. He was hauled away to Level 4 in a cart, we’re told, bleeding and suffering from possible h