Inmates catch a mid-morning nap at Lanesboro Correctional Institution, in Polkton. Often, exhausted prison officers fall asleep on the job, too. More than 45 N.C. prison officers have been fired for sleeping since 2012, state records show.
Inmates catch a mid-morning nap at Lanesboro Correctional Institution, in Polkton. Often, exhausted prison officers fall asleep on the job, too. More than 45 N.C. prison officers have been fired for sleeping since 2012, state records show. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
Inmates catch a mid-morning nap at Lanesboro Correctional Institution, in Polkton. Often, exhausted prison officers fall asleep on the job, too. More than 45 N.C. prison officers have been fired for sleeping since 2012, state records show. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

‘Everybody dozes’: Prison officers sleep on the job, putting lives at risk

December 21, 2017 09:32 AM