Eastman Youth Detention Center, Eastman, Georgia
January 30, 2011

Five juveniles attacked a guard with a broomstick while others set fires and refused to return to their cells. About 60 inmates were reported to participate in the uprising, causing officers from five counties to respond. The uprising lasted about an hour before officers regained control of the facility.


Correctional Officer Assaulted, Small Fires Set by Inmates at Eastman YDC“, JJIE, January 31, 2011.

Officer Assaulted At Youth PrisonGPB Media, January 31, 2011.