There’s no doubting that prison guards witness some fucked up things on the job.
From savage riots to attempted murders and gang warfare, we can only imagine what goes on behind bars.
But thanks to 2017, the Internet and Reddit, we now know exactly what goes on – that is, according to the prison guards inside.
In a Reddit post titled ‘Prison guards of Reddit, what’s the most disturbing thing you’ve dealt with?’ current and former prison guards (and, in some cases, their families) opened up about the most disturbing things they’ve seen on the job – and they’re pretty grim.
As a prison guard, you have to be prepared to intervene in some really fucking weird circumstances:
Making friends with murderers isn’t uncommon:
And neither is eating your own shampoo…
Proved by vman4402, if you’re going to be a prison guard, you better be sure as hell you don’t have a weak stomach:
Maybe prisons should consider private rooms…
As revealed by Reddit user eaterofdog, a broken shank once inspired two prisoners to instead use a pen in an attempt to kill another inmate:
I don’t think I’ll be looking up careers as a prison guard anytime soon…