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An officer putting handcuffs on a rowdy inmate at St. Louis County Jail. For each unit of 67 inmates, there’s just one corrections officer, armed with nothing but a panic button and pepper spray.

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At St. Louis County Jail, tensions could erupt at any moment, but for each unit of 67 inmates, there's just one corrections officer - armed with nothing but a panic button and pepper spray - to keep all hell from breaking loose.

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