Attack on Guards at Troup County Jail, Georgia

Attack on Guards at Troup County Jail, Georgia

Troup County Jail, LaGrange, Georgia
October 14, 2015

One correctional officer was choked and another received a sprained wrist after what media outlets described as a “large disturbance” at Troup County Jail. Details of the incident are unclear and the number of inmates who participated in the disturbance is unknown.

In the aftermath of the incident, one inmate was charged with Aggravated Assault on Peace Officers, Felony Obstruction of Officers, and Inciting a Riot. Authorities alleged that the inmate charged convinced the other inmates to carry out the attack.


Inmate in Troup County Jail accused of rioting“, LaGrange News, October 16, 2015.

Troup County Inmate Charged in Riot“, Heard Citizen, October 21, 2015.