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Cellphones Helped Start Deadly SC Inmate Riot, Prison Chief Says

April 16, 2018
Corrections Director Bryan Stirling said cellphones helped stir up trouble Sunday night at the Lee Correctional Institute in Bishopville. He says the fights started in one unit and appeared to be contained before suddenly starting in two more units.

All Florida Prison Inmates on Lockdown After "Credible" Threats of Rioting

August 18, 2017
All of Florida’s 97,000 state prison inmates are on lockdown — and will remain confined to their dorms at least through the weekend — in response to unspecified threats about potential rioting, officials from the Florida Department of Corrections says.

8 CA Guards Sent to Hospital after Pelican Bay Prison Brawl

May 25, 2017
Eight California prison guards and seven inmates were taken to hospitals Wednesday after a fight between two inmates quickly raged out of control and required live ammunition to stop, corrections officials said.

Video: Inmates Holding Guards Hostage at Delaware Prison

February 1, 2017
Delaware prisons were locked down Wednesday as authorities responded to a hostage situation at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, the state's maximum security prison in Smyrna.

Inmates Holding Guards Hostage at Delaware Prison

February 1, 2017
Delaware prisons were locked down Wednesday as authorities responded to a hostage situation at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, the state's maximum security prison in Smyrna. More Here.

Killing of Infamous San Quentin 6 Prisoner Sparks California Prison Riot

August 13, 2015
A notorious inmate, who was part of a deadly prison escape attempt in 1971, was stabbed to death on Wednesday at New Folsom prison in California, triggering a riot of about 70 inmates, authorities said.

2 Guards Injured, 2 Inmates Dead in Nebraska Prison Rioting

May 11, 2015
Nebraska prison officials say the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution is under control after a weekend uprising that injured two prison guards and left two inmates dead and at least two more injured.

Jail Riots: Prevention and Response

May 22, 2012

In the case of jail riots, planning and prevention are worth a pound of cure. A proactive approach to disturbances and prevention keeps small incidents small and resolves them quickly.

Miss. Prison Guard Killed In Riot, 8 Hurt

May 21, 2012
A prison guard was killed Sunday during a riot that also injured five other correctional officers and hurt three inmates at a privately run facility in Mississippi that holds illegal immigrants.

Safariland Introduces Extended Range Less-Lethal Munitions

April 29, 2011
Safariland has released five 40-mm, specialty impact rounds that allow corrections and tactical officers to deliver less-lethal munitions to incapacitate an aggressive, non-compliant subject. The Defense Technology rounds can be fired from a variety of 40-mm launchers and provide optimal accuracy from 10–70 meters (about 30–230 feet).

Dormitory Burns in Prison Riot

August 10, 2009
A dormitory burned down and 55 inmates were taken to hospitals after a riot touched off by fighting among Latino and African American prisoners shut down a 1,300-man unit of a Southern California prison, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Mexican Prison Riot Kills 20

March 5, 2009
A gang attack left 20 inmates dead and more than 30 others injured on Wednesday in one of the bloodiest riots in the turbulent history of prisons in Juárez.

Mock Prison Riot Showcases Corrections Technologies

April 2, 2004
The eighth annual OLETC Mock Prison Riot is designed to showcase new and emerging corrections, law enforcement, and public safety technologies by allowing teams of officers to experience them firsthand in various scenarios.
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