Holman Correctional Facility, Escambia County, Alabama
April 5, 2011

After a guard reportedly found a contraband cell phone, prisoners took control over the A-dorm, which housed approximately 115 prisoners. The standoff lasted about 4 hours until the correctional emergency response team entered the dorm and quelled the uprising. Five prisoners were injured and sent to the hospital.


“Inmates Take Dorm at Holman Prison Facility Now Under Control,” North Escambia, April 5, 2011.

Holman Prison Uprising: Atmore Standoff Reported Under Control With Minor Injuries,” AL.com, April 5, 2011.