Jefferson County Jail, Pine Bluff, Arkansas
July 30, 2015

Approximately 80 prisoners wore masks over their faces and covered surveillance cameras while they destroyed their housing unit, causing thousands of dollars in damage. The uprising occurred in response to the jail tightening security and taking away some privileges.

 

Damage at Jefferson County Jail following the uprising (Photo Source: Fox 16).

Citations:

Jefferson County Jail Riot Leaves Thousands in Damage“, Fox 16, July 30, 2015.

80 Jefferson County jail inmates involved in riot“, Arkansas Democrat Gazette, July 30, 2015.