Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico
May 21, 2016

Three prisoners attack guards while at least 40 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.


20 inmates charged in ‘riot’ at BernCo jail, Albuquerque Journal, May 22nd, 2016

Felony charges against 43 in jail attack,Albuquerque Journal, May 24th, 2016

“Near Riot at MDC”, ABQ Free Press, May 22nd, 2016.