October 31, 2019: Five prisoners were charged with rioting at Yakima County Jail after a fight broke out with two correctional officers.
October 31 - Ongoing: At least five asylum seekers from India have been force-fed by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) after refusing to eat for almost two months, says the immigrant-advocate group Freedom for Immigrants.
October 30, 2019: Detainees at the Santa Rita County Jail staged a one-day hunger strike and work strike in protest of "widespread institutional neglect and abuse, including unsanitary living conditions, price gouging, poor medical care, forced labor, and lack of access to
October 18, 2019: More than two hundred detainees began a hunger strike on Friday at the Northwest Detention Center, a privately-run immigrant detention center, according to the immigrant advocate group La Resistencia.
October 7, 2019 – October 12, 2019: Prisoners at the Clallam Bay Corrections Center began a hunger strike and work stoppage on Monday, October 7 in response to numerous grievances with the facility including food issues, compensation for labor, lack of exercise equipment and