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'Jews Against ICE' Protest: Thomas Woodworth Bio, Wiki, Age, Married, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Thomas Woodworth Bio

Thomas Woodworth is a correctional officer in Wyatt Detention Facility. In the immigration detention facility in Rhode Island, he drove their pickup truck last night into a crowd of ‘Jews Against ICE’ protesters, seriously injuring a 64-year-old man, and others.

Thomas Woodworth Age

He is 53 years old.

Thomas Woodworth Career

Thomas Woodworth previously worked as a correctional officer for the state of Connecticut Department of Corrections, according to online records. He last worked for the Connecticut DOC in 2010, and appears to have left the department that year. He was working as a guard at the Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Center, a high-security prison, in Uncasville, Connecticut, at the time.

Detention Center Management Statement

The management of the detention center will not confirm that Capt. Thomas Woodworth was driving the truck into human bodies last night, but activists have identified him as the one.
The activists’ response: if CBP and ICE and their contractors are doing this to U.S. citizens on the *outside*, what are they doing to the powerless and stateless detainees inside?

Thomas Woodworth Victims

According to the media, 2 people were injured by a truck who drove by Thomas Woodworth and three others were hospitalized from injuries suffered in the aftermath of the protesters being rammed at the entrance to the prison in Central Falls, Rhode Island, Never Again Action organizers say. Correctional officers used pepper spray on the protesters after they were hit by the truck, video shows.

‘Jews Against ICE’ Protest

“After the first ICE guard ran us over with his truck, the rest of them ran over & pepper-sprayed us. The police present just stood by and watched, doing nothing,” Never Again Action tweeted. Central Falls Police and the Rhode Island State Police were both at the scene.
J. Aaron Regunberg, a former Rhode Island state representative and lieutenant governor candidate, tweeted video from the scene and wrote, “Tonight, a captain from the Wyatt drove into a line of peaceful protesters. Then prison guards pepper-sprayed us. If they’ll do this to us, think about the violence that immigrant detainees are subject to, every day. This is why we’re here. No system this violent can be allowed to continue.”

Thomas Woodworth “Never Again Action”

Filmmaker Sam Eilertsen, who was recording video for Never Again Action, told the Boston Globe, “It was shocking and horrifying. I was panicking and thought, ‘Am I filming the next Heather Heyer moment?’”
Never Again Action wrote on Twitter,”Here is HD video of an ICE guard driving his truck into us as we sat peacefully blocking the Wyatt Detention Center. We’re putting our bodies on the line because we see the camps and the roundups. We’ve learned from our ancestors: NEVER AGAIN FOR ANYONE.”

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • He Previously Worked as a Correctional Officer for the State of Connecticut & Was Named in an Excessive Force Lawsuit in 2007
  • Woodworth Is From Pawcatuck, Connecticut, & Is a Captain at the Wyatt Detention Facility
  • Several Agencies Are Investigating Woodworth’s Actions While He Is On Leave
  • State, Local & Federal Elected Officials in Rhode Island Reacted to the Incident With Anger & Called for an Investigation