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An inmate headbutted a staff member, and as he was being subdued, “approximately 200 incarcerated people on the yard rushed toward the officers attacking them with fists and rocks,” CDCR said
Seven prisoners were killed and 22 seriously injured in the riot at the maximum-security Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville
Corrections Officer Clive Lopez Jr. testified he had to fend off inmates during the deadly riot and that he didn’t feel safe initiating a lockdown
The riot at Lee Correctional Institution left seven dead and more than a dozen injured; it was the deadliest prison riot in the U.S. in the last 25 years
Multiple inmates started a fire by igniting bed sheets; the situation then turned into a riot as the inmates also armed themselves with blunt objects, Richland County deputies said
COs have expressed concern that the food served in the Cuyahoga County jail is so poor that it could spark riot
SWAT officers, using “less-than-lethal” ammunition, were able to free the 73-year-old guard two hours after he was taken hostage
The riot at Lee Correctional Institution left seven dead and more than a dozen injured; it was the deadliest prison riot in the U.S. in the last 25 years
It took an army of law enforcement officers and National Guard troops to quell the riot, which is considered by many to be the most destructive riot in terms of property damage
Seven inmates were killed and dozens were wounded in the riot at the Lee Correctional Institution on the night of April 15, 2018
Two pods were rioting, fighting staff, throwing desks and chairs, and tearing down cameras and light fixtures
Pay supplements will also be offered to the youth specialists and corrections officers who work in the Indian River Juvenile Correctional Facility housing units
Four of the injured were taken to the hospital for further treatment for head injuries and blood exposure
Published in 2016, the book is one of the most comprehensive accounts of the uprising, where more than 1,300 inmates took over part of a prison in upstate New York
Great Meadow Correctional Facility staff recovered a makeshift knife in the yard after the incident