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
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.
May 1-11, 2016: In solidarity with Texas prisoners, and in response to ADOC plan to build four "mega prisons" to quell rebellions, Free Alabama Movement calls for a strike and action at the state legislature. The ADOC budget request fails on the second day of the strike,