Nassau County Correctional Center, East Meadow, New York
September 6, 2016

A prisoner attacks a correctional officer, then others join in, creating an altercation that ends with nine correctional officers in the hospital with minor injuries.

The fight occurs in the midst public controversy over a spike in prisoner deaths after Armor Correctional Health took over medical services.

Citation:

“Officials: 9 correction officers hurt in Nassau jail disturbance”, Newsday, September 6, 2016.

“12 inmates who died at Nassau’s jail since mid-2011”, Newsday, 2016.