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The spokeswoman for the state department of corrections said such statements “will not be tolerated.” The statement didn’t elaborate on what action, if any, the agency would take.
Also in Georgia, a Columbus water department worker apparently got spooked after his post saying he "might cut your water off" went viral. He deleted the post, and an agency spokesman told the Columbus Ledger-Inquirer conversations were ongoing about employees' use of social media.
In Texas, prison officials are investigating whether guards went too far with the fad, including one post that mentioned gassing inmates, according to The Houston Chronicle.
Messages sent to the workers weren’t immediately returned.