Attack on Guards at Arizona State Prison Complex – Winslow

Arizona State Prison Complex, Winslow, Arizona
July 19, 2013

Two inmates attack a guard as she is escorting over 50 prisoners. The officers family believes the attack to be a response to the officer providing a drug tip to the department of corrections.

As a result of the attack, the officer is hospitalized and has to undergo facial reconstruction surgery to fix a broken jaw and cheekbone.

Two inmates are charged with assaulting an officer and have ten years added to their sentences as a result.


Prisoners plead guilty in officer attack at Winslow facility“, AZ Central, July 16, 2014.

Inmates in 2013 Assault of ADC Officer at Winslow Prison Enter Guilty Pleas, Will Serve Added 10 Years“, Arizona Department of Corrections, July 16, 2014.