Finger Lakes Residential Center, Lansing, New York
June 17, 2011

Staff “lose control” of the youth detention facility in what staff later call a “full-blown riot” that leads to multiple injuries.

The state Office of Children and Family Services, the state agency that oversees the FLRC, admits that a “disturbance” took place only after receiving media inquiries and later a Freedom of Information Act request seeking more information is denied.


‘Disturbance’ at Lansing’s FLRC part of escalating pattern of violence at juvenile facilities“,, August 31, 2011.