Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 12:58 pm (Updated: November 6, 2:46 pm)
The Vandalia Correctional Center is the latest state prison to experience an inmate attack on an officer.
And a union officer at VCC said that the Friday evening incident is yet another example of the risks that prison workers face due to understaffing.
Tom Shaer, spokesperson for the Illinois Department of Corrections, confirmed on Tuesday that a VCC inmate had attacked a correctional officer.
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