Archive for July 2017

2017

30

Jul

Four Prisoners Escape Boyd County Detention Center, Kentucky

July 30, 2017: Four prisoners escaped the detention center by exploiting a flaw in the building’s design. The last of the four prisoners was captured a month later.

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22

Jul

Attack on Guards at Tucker Maximum Security Unit, Arkansas – Part 1

July 22, 2017: Three prisoners attack guards while they were attempting to handcuff another prisoner. Then “at least three prisoners” escaped from individual holding units in a recreation area. Corrections officers fire “warning shots” with live ammunition in order to regain control.

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10

Jul

Uprising at Great Plains Correctional Facility, Oklahoma

July 10, 2017: Armed with baseball bats and iron pipes, 400 prisoners take control of an entire building and two recreation yards for eight hours. Taking two guards hostage, they refuse to return to their cells. Guards use pepper spray and stun grenades. An unspecified number of prisoners are transported to a local hospital for injuries.

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