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Inmate uses Shiv to attack deputy at Rancho Cucamonga Detention Center [VIDEOS]

Inmate uses Shiv to attack deputy at Rancho Cucamonga Detention Center [VIDEOS]

DATE/TIME: June 11, 2024, at 2:45 p.m

INCIDENT: PC 664/187 – Attempted murder

LOCATION: West Valley Detention Center – 9500 Etiwanda Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91739

SUSPECT(S): Christopher Lommie Jackson, 25-year-old resident of San Bernardino

VICTIM 1: 28-year-old confidential inmate
VICTIM 2: 45-year-old confidential deputy sheriff

SUMMARY: On Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at approximately 2:45 p.m., inmate Christopher Lommie Jackson, who had been in custody since 2019 for murder, armed himself with a prison-made metal knife and attempted to stab another inmate When deputies arrived, Jackson attempted to stab a deputy, knocking him to the ground. Responding deputies arrived and stopped the assault. During the incident, the deputy suffered moderate facial injuries and was treated and released from a local hospital.

Assaults on deputies present significant challenges within prisons due to the presence of violent criminals. This year, there have been 51 attacks on jail officers by inmates in San Bernardino County. From 2022 to 2023, there were 236 assaults on deputies.

Sheriff Shannon Dicus stated, “This violent behavior poses a serious threat to the safety of our staff and inmate populations. Our deputies work tirelessly to maintain order and provide a safe environment in our correctional facilities We will pursue the maximum legal consequences for those who commit attacks in our prisons.”

Jackson has several prior arrests for violent crimes in San Bernardino County. A criminal report for PC 664/187 – Attempted Murder will be filed with the San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office for the attack.

A video of the incident can be seen here:

Reference: Lt. Laura Addy

Station: West Valley Detention Center

Phone (909) 463-5000

Case no. 342400682

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner's Department


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