26-year-old Janel Sands female corrections officer has been arrested for allegedly having sex with an inmate in a special needs facility in Tennessee.
Sands Has been charged with having sex with prisoners. She is reportedly being held on $3,500 bond.
Janel worked at the Deberry Special Needs Facility in Nashville, Tennessee, when the alleged incident occurred.
The Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) said ‘not only does this type of behavior violate the TDOC Code of Conduct, this behavior is criminal and strictly prohibited by state and federal law’.
The safe and secure operation of prisons is key to the Department’s mission and any threat to that mission will be rooted out and dealt with to the fullest extent of the law,.
As you can see from the vigorous prosecution by the Department, this type of behavior will never be tolerated by TDOC.’ the statement read