GEORGETOWN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - An inmate attempted to assault a corrections officer in Central Texas, and the whole exchange was caught on surveillance video.
The incident happened at the Williamson County Jail in Georgetown, according to Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody. The sheriff shared the video on Twitter with the caption, "Inmate attempts to assault Corrections Officer but is unsuccessful largely in part to the ground fighting class that they receive in the COBRA (Correctional Officers Basic Recruit Academy) course."
COBRA is 360 hours of very educational, detailed and supportive instruction that consists of courses covering: inmate rights, headcounts, emergency procedures, searches, classifications, health services, defensive tactics, firearms training, CPR, smoke-house safety, departmental policies, interpersonal communication, wellness, etc.
Neither the inmate nor the correctional officer was injured in this incident.