in Dordogne, supervisors mobilized

The mobilization in front of the Périgueux remand center.

Clement Bouynet

Christophe Berthoumeyroux, union delegate and member of the local prison security team (ELSP), says: “The idea is to ensure the minimum service. The medical teams will be able to return, but that’s all. » At 7 a.m., a fruit and vegetable truck had to turn around in front of the establishment. Judicial extractions were not ensured. As a result, an immediate appearance, scheduled at the Périgueux court, took place by videoconference.

Eric, from the night shift, says: “Inside, nothing special happened. The night was calm, ordinary. » The blockade was lifted around 4 p.m.

In Neuvic-sur-l’Isle

Same scene in front of the Neuvic-sur-l’Isle prison, where around fifty staff were set up at the gates of the establishment. The was appropriate, light and gray skies, the faces were closed and you could read both sadness and anger on each of them.

Thomas Niemczura, delegate and local representative of Force Ouvrière (FO) Justice, expresses his deep emotion: “The entire prison administration is in mourning today, because it could happen to all of us. » The trade unionist explains that, since 2010, extractions (the release of detainees) are no longer carried out by the police or the gendarmerie.

Franck Lagana, regional member of the Ufap-Unsa Justice union, explains with great anger towards his superiors: “We are so understaffed that, very often, out of a crew of three supervisors, only two are armed because the third is randomly requisitioned, but not trained. We call ourselves the Mexican army, it’s a shame…”

Finally, Gary Pelletier, local secretary of Ufap-Unsa Justice, denounces “a lax prison administration for a long time”. He also slips: “I now ask colleagues to no longer go out unarmed! »

In Mauzac-et-Grand-Castang

In Mauzac-et-Grand-Castang, not far from , around sixty agents, or more than half of the staff, blocked all movements this , including for the farm school, one of the specificities of this unique establishment in (in addition to its open regime).

The mobilization in Mauzac.

Thomas Jonckeau

Here, we also fear for the workforce, because of non-renewed retirements. “We will be at least 23 positions at the end of 2024 [NDLR : sur 112], provides for a supervisor. And the staff shortage is national, so we already know that we won’t be a priority. This means that we will have to work overtime to compensate. »



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