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Do correctional officers carry weapons?
Most correctional officers do not carry weapons. Officers providing perimeter security, and having no direct contact with inmates, at medium and maximum security facilities do carry weapons. Also, officers transporting medium and maximum security inmates carry weapons. These weapons are secured and the inmates handcuffed. All correctional officers receive firearm training.
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