Tucker Maximum Security Unit, Tucker, Arkansas
August 7, 2017

Just weeks after the July 22 attack on guards at the same facility, six prisoners attack and overpower three guards. They take keys and a Taser which they use to take over part of the facility for hours. The three guards were held by the prisoners in the parts of the facility under prisoner control. Four prisoners are injured, one seriously.


UPDATE: Tucker Max inmate breakout resolved after six inmates took keys, had Taser“, Arkansas Times, August 9, 2017.

Disturbance resolved after Arkansas inmates take control of part of prison“, ABC News, August 7, 2017.

Officers released in inmate take-over at Tucker maximum security unit“, KATV- Little Rock, August 7, 2017.

Austin Kellerman (@AustinKellerman), August 7, 2017. “ADC used the term “overpower” to describe how 6 inmates took control over portion of Tucker Max #ARNews”. [Tweet].