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.

Citations:

“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.