Entry from British & World English dictionary
A guard in a prison.
- One prison officer is filmed waking detainees by shouting down a tannoy system, blasting them with loud music.
- The prison officer went on to state that the intelligence applied to prisoners on the wing, not to the whole establishment.
- The next crime for which I would sanction the death penalty is the murder of either a prison officer or another inmate whilst serving a life sentence.
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