The Act provides for the transfer of inmates who commit aggravated assault or battery on a correctional officer while in custody to a higher security facility. It further provides procedures by which the Department of Corrections may offer assistance to victims in filing criminal or civil actions. Such assistance does not include legal representation.
Georgia State University Law Review,
PENAL INSTITUTIONS Board and Department of Corrections: Provide for Transfer of Inmates who Commit Aggravated Assault or Battery on Correctional Officers; Provide for Assistance to Victims of Aggravated Assault or Battery,
Ga. St. U. L. Rev.
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