Orange County Central Men’s Jail, Santa Ana, California
December 20, 2018

An unknown number of jail inmates attacked guards, leading to five guards and one inmate being transported to the hospital for treatment. The motivation for the attack is unknown.



OC Sheriff, CA (@OCSheriff), December 20, 2018, “PRESS RELEASE: This morning just before 7:30 a.m., numerous inmates in a Central Men’s Jail housing unit were involved in an unprovoked attack on Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) staff. Five OCSD employees were taken to the hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.” [Tweet]. Accessed May 22, 2019.

5 Deputies Hospitalized Following Attack by Inmates at O.C. Jail: Sheriff’s Officials“, KTLA, December 20, 2018.