Archive for May 2016

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May

Disturbance During Power Outage and Forced Evacuation at Luther Unit in Texas

May 21, 2016: At least 50 prisoners refused to comply with orders to return to their cells during a power outage caused by flooding. After prisoners protested for an hour, guards used chemical agents to subdue the protest and send three prisoners to the hospital for unknown injuries.

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May

Uprising at Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico

May 21, 2016: Three prisoners attack guards while at least 20 prisoners in the rec yard cover surveillance cameras with sheets and block doors. Prisoners report this resulted from a protest of poor conditions at the jail.

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