And then this happened:
It was "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day" at the Franklin Correctional Institution, and Sgt. Walter Schmidt wanted to give the kids an idea of what their parents do.
So he took out a handheld stun device and zapped them with 50,000 volts of electricity.
The children, whose ages are not available, reportedly yelped in pain, fell to the ground and grabbed red burn marks on their arms. One was taken to a nearby hospital.
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Schmidt was terminated after 14 years with the Department of Corrections.
"It wasn't intended to be malicious, but educational," Schmidt said. "The big shock came when I got fired."