Whenever any inmate of the penitentiary offers or attempts to do any injury to any
other person or property, either within the grounds or premises of the penitentiary
or at any other place where said inmate may be, or whenever any inmate disobeys or
resists any reasonable command of any officer or guard, any officer or guard may use
reasonable means to defend himself or another or to enforce the observance of discipline.
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