Attack On Guards at Monterey County Jail

Attack On Guards at Monterey County Jail

Monterey County Jail, Salinas, California
May 24, 2014

A group of prisoners attacked multiple guards as they were being transferred between pods. Three guards were hospitalized as a result of the attack. Prison authorities believe the attack was pre-planned.

Six prisoners were later charged in connection with the attack.


4 inmates named in Monterey County Jail attack“, KSBW 8, June 18, 2014.

Six inmates accused in jailhouse riot“, The Californian, June 18, 2014.

Monterey County Jail deputy attack details“, KION 5/46, June 20, 2014.