Youth Uprising at Finger Lakes Residential Center, New York

Youth Uprising at Finger Lakes Residential Center, New York

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.

Citations:

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

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