No. They have white name badges. If they fear, they can be reassigned or to some non-inmate contact work.
No inmate, in his/her Right mind, Would. Making an open threat, alone , can be a felony and add years to one's sentence. They all want to make parole.
Been There Not just making it up. Some correctional facilities in some states/countries may not use name badges, but ADC DOES.