Six excarcels accused of having relations with prisoners are being investigated

Six prison officers accused of having

Six prison officers accused of having "inappropriate relationships with prisoners" are being investigated by the Corruption and Crime Commission.

Each of the women allegedly interacted with prisoners at the Acacia prison in Western Australia, but they have since resigned from their jobs or been fired from corrective facilities.

The former officers of the private prison of Serco in Wooroloo were supposedly "fixed" & # 39; by inmates before developing relationships, Perth Now reported.

Six prison officers accused of having "inappropriate relationships with prisoners" are being investigated by the Corruption and Crime Commission (stock image)

The Minister of Corrective Services, Fran Logan, said it is not the first time that the & # 39; preparation & # 39; It has been a problem in the Acacia prison and it has requested an urgent meeting with Serco.

"I have asked the department to refer all matters related to the six officers to the CCC for further examination and investigation," he said.

Mr. Logan said he had previously expressed concern about the misconduct of Acacia staff with CCC after two women allegedly under investigation left their jobs.

Serco also reported the misconduct to the CCC after they allegedly received evidence from the intelligence officers at the corrective facility.

Each of the six women left their jobs at Acacia between 2015 and 2018.

No charges have been filed, in part because it was considered difficult to charge an officer who had already resigned, the CCC committee revealed on Wednesday.

Each of the women was allegedly involved with prisoners at Acacia Prison (pictured) in Western Australia, but have since resigned from their jobs or been fired from corrective facilities.

Each of the women was allegedly involved with prisoners at Acacia Prison (pictured) in Western Australia, but have since resigned from their jobs or been fired from corrective facilities.

Each of the women was allegedly involved with prisoners at Acacia Prison (pictured) in Western Australia, but have since resigned from their jobs or been fired from corrective facilities.

The Commissioner of Corrective Services, Tony Hassall, said that while they can not prevent prison officials from resigning from their jobs, they can prevent them from returning to work.

The issue of consent between the prison guards and the inmates was another obstacle that made it difficult to prosecute the officers, he added.

Recent accusations of inappropriate behavior come weeks after another prison guard was accused of having sex with an inmate.

Married prison officer Amy Mershell Connors allegedly engaged in a 12-month sexual relationship with convicted murderer Sione Penisini.

The former prison officer of the Kempsey Correctional Center in News South Wales, faced the court on August 20, where it was revealed that Penisini allegedly "prepared" it. to lose weight before engaging in a long-term sexual relationship.

Ms. Connors will again face the court on November 21.

Daily Mail Australia has communicated with the CCC to get their comments.

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