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  • LastSon1981 Jun 11, 4:39 p.m.

    Warrensabeastyvette

    I hate to assume but I'm sure we can really assume this guy isn't a CO

  • #24WarrensABeast Jun 10, 2:25 p.m.

    I am a corrections officer, not superman. IF you had any idea of how the real world works, you would know that minding your business will go a long way. I am not interested in being the one to lose MY job, because I bring to light the ignorance of co-workers.

    1981 the time you spent typing that foolishness, you could of been doing something semi-productive with your life. Walk me out? Doubt it. Good try though
    jayb8408
    June 7, 2013 1:36 p.m

    "Ain't no future in frontin"!!!
    I surely hope you ARE NOT a corrections officer, with that attitude. I think if you know what is going on with these officer's and inmates and they find out that you know, NO DOUBT they will be "walking you out"!!

  • LastSon1981 Jun 10, 10:13 a.m.

    Trust me Supes if the officer where to start the fight he wouldn't be at home recuperating he'll be in county with the inmates you all fight so hard to defend

  • superman Jun 10, 8:56 a.m.

    The article said he was in an altercation with the officer. It did not say why and who started it. You kinda jump to conclusions when you assume the inmate started it. A little info and some of you just jump a mile.

  • esteryates69 Jun 7, 7:50 p.m.

    Just because he in jail,and he critically injured him.I do not think it take a rocket sciences,to think this is alright to break this man neck.If he die these correction such be charge with murder.Where vote's it my bet it was in a room so no one could see what was caught on camera.

  • dsdaughtry Jun 7, 6:23 p.m.

    so far, it does sound like excessive force. Perhaps WRAL can get a copy of the jail video surveillance?

  • ncdime1235 Jun 7, 4:23 p.m.

    Sounds like excessive force to me. Broken neck?? smh

  • Sherlock Jun 7, 1:55 p.m.

    Stevens said no disciplinary action has been taken yet against Council, just waiting, Good that the Cpt is willing to stand by his officers, glad I do not work for him, makes you wonder if this Cpt. has every worked in the jail or just got the position because....

  • Lady Justice Jun 7, 1:53 p.m.

    "Lady Justice, if you look up his DOC record you will see he has pulled felony time for failing to register as a sex offender. The offense was indecent liberties with a minor. Conviction date 1998. Nc DPS offender public information. Enter Shon mcClain age 40 and its right there. He was incarcerated for 1.7 years on the charge and 2 years for failure to register."
    toddchriscoe

    I realize that. I did not say he was never a registered sex offender, I said "he is not a registered sex offender", meaning current time, not past time.

  • jayb8408 Jun 7, 1:36 p.m.

    babedan
    I am a corrections officer, not superman. IF you had any idea of how the real world works, you would know that minding your business will go a long way. I am not interested in being the one to lose MY job, because I bring to light the ignorance of co-workers.

    1981
    the time you spent typing that foolishness, you could of been doing something semi-productive with your life. Walk me out? Doubt it. Good try though

  • toddchriscoe Jun 7, 1:33 p.m.

    Lady Justice, if you look up his DOC record you will see he has pulled felony time for failing to register as a sex offender. The offense was indecent liberties with a minor. Conviction date 1998. Nc DPS offender public information. Enter Shon mcClain age 40 and its right there. He was incarcerated for 1.7 years on the charge and 2 years for failure to register.

  • tarheel4life Jun 7, 1:18 p.m.

    "All we will hear is 'its under investigation' and six months from now the officer will be cleared of any wrongdoing. Pretty much what we hear in every situation like this."

    Just like that case with Covington right? Did you even read the article sctech?

    "Covington was fired Wednesday for conduct unbecoming of an officer"

  • beaupeep Jun 7, 1:17 p.m.

    Full Name: SHON DEMETRIUS MCCLAIN
    Alleged Charge: FAILURE TO APPEAR ON MISD
    Arresting Agency: RPD
    Date of Arrest: 2013-05-28
    Location: S BLOUNT ST, RALEIGH
    Gender: M
    Height: 507 Weight: 145 Age: 40 Race: B

  • beaupeep Jun 7, 1:16 p.m.

    Shon Demetrius Mcclain Unpublish

    Age: 40

    DOB: 11/28/1972

    Gender: Male

    Race: Black

    Booking Number: 37543
    Arrest Date: 4/03/2013
    Arresting Agency: Wake County Sheriff`S Office Release Date: N/A Next Court Date: 4/04/2013 Total Bond Amount: $7,500.00 Charges: Charge Status Docket # Bond Amount AID & ABET LARCENY (F) AWAITING TRIAL 13CR207742 SECURE BOND $7,500.00

  • beaupeep Jun 7, 1:14 p.m.

    From what I can find, he had a "Failure to Appear" on a previous arrest. You bail out and then don't show up, they're gonna keep you the next time......

  • babedan Jun 7, 12:55 p.m.

    jay, if your are a corrections officer, and by your post I doubt it, If you allow such to go on then you are just as guilty as the partys mistreating the inmates.

  • LastSon1981 Jun 7, 12:46 p.m.

    I know who Council is on a personal level. He is NOT a nice person, very muscular, however, the most important muscle is not developed at all, his brain.

    JKKC

    I know who he is as well. If he came off that way to you I guess he didn't like you.

  • Lady Justice Jun 7, 12:46 p.m.

    "Lady Justice, what your past record indicates has 100% to do with your current bond and any future sentencing. We try to keep repeat offenders off the street. If you disagree then post his bond. It is your legal right. And yes, he is a registered set offender."
    toddchriscoe

    He is not a registered sex offener.

    I guess I would rather my tax money be spent on something other than providing housing for a person who was caught drinking in public. I would rather our jails have room for people who really need to be there. But if it is really that big of a deal to you that a person be in jail for drinking, so be it. I am sure Wake County citizens felt so much safer with a drinker in jail.

  • LastSon1981 Jun 7, 12:45 p.m.

    I am a current corrections officer in NC jayb8408

    So am I. I'm also a Navy Seal, a green beret, apart of marine recon, Israeli Special Forces apart of the Justice League and the Avenger The Watch and a ton of other make believe things I can pretend to be because this is the internet and no one will ever find out if I'm lying or not you definitely don't act the part of any type of LEO or Corrections Officer short of a school row guard. I would hate to know I had to rely on you having my back. I'm sure when you are on the job there is no telling what the precious little Inmates get away with. I can only guess what you did with the thin blue line. I'm sure they'll be walking you out the gates real soon

  • sctech Jun 7, 12:28 p.m.

    All we will hear is 'its under investigation' and six months from now the officer will be cleared of any wrongdoing. Pretty much what we hear in every situation like this.

  • pappybigtuna1 Jun 7, 12:15 p.m.

    the convict should not have altercated, you will have plenty of time to get over it. Maybe one of the other inmates can console you

  • JKKC Jun 7, 11:40 a.m.

    I know who Council is on a personal level. He is NOT a nice person, very muscular, however, the most important muscle is not developed at all, his brain.

  • bombayrunner Jun 7, 11:28 a.m.

    pretty interesting that none of the offenses done by inmates to officers or staff get reported.

  • toddchriscoe Jun 7, 10:47 a.m.

    Lady Justice, what your past record indicates has 100% to do with your current bond and any future sentencing. We try to keep repeat offenders off the street. If you disagree then post his bond. It is your legal right. And yes, he is a registered set offender.

  • jayb8408 Jun 7, 10:47 a.m.

    "BUT I also know that if you mind your own business and treat the guards with the respect their position deserves you won't have a problem with them"

    Thats an absolute LIE.. Coming from a CURRENT Detention Officer in NC.. There are A LOT of guards that use their position as way to take out their personal aggression on inmates, simply because they beleive nothing will happen or its their word against the inmate's. I see this on a daily basis

  • Whatdaheck Jun 7, 10:44 a.m.

    LadyJustice - So when considering what to do with an offender, it sounds like you would only look at the situation at hand and not consider the person's history? Wow. Thank God this logic doesn't get used by our LEOs.

  • Singlemalt Jun 7, 10:42 a.m.

    Lady Justice, his past is absolutely relevant. Given his past and what he is doing today he clearly has not learned his lessons and is not willing to change his ways.

  • Whatdaheck Jun 7, 10:35 a.m.

    Well, apparently Mr. McClain isn't as big of a bad-as as he thought he was. If someone was gonna get their as whooped, I'm glad it was the perp and not the guard.

    Do I think all the guards are choir boys? Heck no. Some of them are probably as bad as the guys that are locked up BUT I also know that if you mind your own business and treat the guards with the respect their position deserves you won't have a problem with them.

  • Lady Justice Jun 7, 10:27 a.m.

    What do his past charges, for which he has done his time, have to do with whether or not he should have been in jail for the misdemeanors? And what do his past charges have to do with the issue at hand? Is he currently a registered sex offender?

    I am not defending his assault on the detention officer, and never would. But at least I am objective enough to stay on subject and not judge this situation on things that have absolutely nothing to do with this situation. People would have a lot more credibility in their arguments if they could stay on subject.

  • sunshine1040 Jun 7, 10:08 a.m.

    He was injured after assaulting someone. He was an inmate because he was found guilty of committing a crime. Momma your fine upstanding son did wrong and now get to do the time. Your time outs did not work for him maybe the states will . We can only hope he finally hears the lesson he should have learned before he was 5 years old Crime does not pay

  • crustyhalo Jun 7, 9:26 a.m.

    He is where he should have been where he molested the child the first time.

  • rocket Jun 7, 9:09 a.m.

    That about sums it up, justcommonsense.

  • just my2cents Jun 7, 9:06 a.m.

    Toddchriscoe, I saw those same convictions when I looked yesterday afternoon. The news media should have posted this info so people without the ability to see that SOME people belong in jail could possibly rethink their stance. A registered sex offender is not allowed to break any laws and has many stipulations to follow to remain free. This guy simply doesn't care.

  • LastSon1981 Jun 7, 9:00 a.m.

    So if this guy assaulted any of these people defending him and bashing the officer they would what turn the other cheek? Walk away? Run? I'm just wondering because none of those things are really and option in that line of work. Their seem to be a lot of arm chair LEOs out there.

  • Trabman_san Jun 7, 8:57 a.m.

    Thank you Toddchriscoe. When I saw this story about 3am, I did the same thing and looked up Mr. McClain's criminal history. Several felonies over the years and a conviction for "Indecent Liberties w/ a Child".

    To Amanda Lamb & Kelly Gardner, please take notes from Toddchriscoe, on what being a TRUE JOURNALIST is.

  • girlwonders Jun 7, 8:57 a.m.

    The video will show who did what...

  • jayb8408 Jun 7, 8:43 a.m.

    I am a current corrections officer in NC.. For those of you that assume all criminals are victims in situations like this, you are WRONG.. Also, for those of you that always jump to the defense of the LEO, you are also WRONG.. It goes both ways. There are some extremly ignorant officers in the prisons, and some of them deserve to be assaulted by an inmate. Then you have unrulely inmates that cross the line and have to be handled physically as well.. But know this, the ratio of wrong goes to the corrections officers by a land slide. So basically, assuming that you know what goes on in the prison without having first hand knowledge makes you look and sound dumb. It's one thing to voice your opinion, but its another thing to act as if you know what happened and down talk others for stating their opinion.

  • justcommonsense Jun 7, 8:29 a.m.

    I love how so many get their feathers ruffled if any LEO or corrections officer should have to defend themselves.

    First thing one should do before commenting is exactly what toddchriscoe did... check public records to see what kind of record the inmate has. Then, wait for the investigation to be completed before jumping to conclusions.

    It amazes me how many in our society feel that it is quite ok for someone to break laws, assault others and harm others and should never face consequences of their actions.

    While I do fully understand that there are bad apples in all walks of life including LEO/DOC...I wonder about the mentality of those who ALWAYS side with the criminal.

  • toddchriscoe Jun 7, 8:09 a.m.

    Lets pray Mr. McClain recovers from his injuries. Here are the facts according to NC Public records. Mr. McClain has multiple felony convictions for B&E, drugs and is a registered sex offender. This is why he was being help on a misdemeanor.
    Do not be so fast to make him out as a victim. That is up to the SBI to determine. His DOC record, which is public record. Indicates he belongs in jail.
    If he were at work and not drinking in a public place this would not have happened.

  • piloterror1 Jun 7, 8:08 a.m.

    the guy is in jail for a MONTH for drinking beer and possessing a bowl????????????
    i'd go ballistic too.

  • thepeopleschamp Jun 6, 7:54 p.m.

    "Unbelievable. When will these people (the "law") be held accountable?" Hans

    So you have no issue with the inmate assaulting the officer in the first place? Do also support other criminals (such as molesters, rapist, armed robbers...) when they are face to face with a police officer?

  • Chief Rocker Jun 6, 7:51 p.m.

    Some of you should take a tour of the Wake County Jails. To see what it is really like. FYI there are over 30 positions open for anyone that is will to work there.

  • Billy the Kid Jun 6, 7:09 p.m.

    Proud liberal,

    Why would he sue RPD? What did they have to do with this case?

  • Proud Liberal Jun 6, 7:06 p.m.

    I hope he sue the pants off Raleigh PD for millions of dollars.

  • miseem Jun 6, 6:43 p.m.

    I agree with familymatters. Why was he in jail in the first place. And, how long had he been in jail on misdemeanor charges. Looks like they were planning on keeping him at least 3 more weeks, plus whatever time he'd already been in. About the only excuse I can come up with is they were holding him on minor charges while developing bigger charges, but I doubt that. As for who is at fault, I'll wait for the official report, but it sounds like some of the guards they have are not exactly clean either. In the mean time, this is going to cost the taxpayers a whole lot more than the fines he would have paid.

  • autismawareness Jun 6, 6:38 p.m.

    it sounds like he was in jail for a victimless crime. all of you control freaks should be ashamed of yourselves. he was only in jail b/c you need to control others' actions. so sad.

  • jarheadnerd Jun 6, 6:35 p.m.

    This stuff happens everyday! I have first hand witnessed a correction officer tell an inmate that he is going kick the inmates rear end and when the rest of the guards show up he would pretend to be hurt so the other officers would jump the inmate. You better believe they hurt him!

  • affirmativediversity Jun 6, 6:32 p.m.

    Why was he in jail in the first place on misdemeanor charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and consuming a malt beverage on city property????? Neither of these should require a court appearance. per Familymatters

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    That's probably what he was being held on but I guarantee his drinking a beer in a park while having a 'pipe' in his pocket was neither his first or his most serious scrape with the law.

    I'll reserve judgement until the investigation is complete...

  • Outlaw Josey Wales Jun 6, 6:30 p.m.

    As the song says, I fought the law and the law won !

  • Familymatters Jun 6, 6:17 p.m.

    Why was he in jail in the first place on misdemeanor charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and consuming a malt beverage on city property????? Neither of these should require a court appearance.

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