February 8, 2011: Shortly after noon, an unknown number of prisoners attacked four guards who were checking prisoners for weapons. The guards were taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries.
January 30, 2011: Five juveniles attacked a guard with a broomstick while others set fires and about refused to return to their cells. About 60 inmates were reported to participate in the uprising, causing officers from five counties to respond. The uprising lasted about an
January 24 - 26, 2011: One thousand prisoners refuse meals in a hunger strike in protest of austerity measures at the prison, including cuts to programming and routine lockdowns associated with under-staffing.
January 23, 2011: Twelve are charged after a disturbance at DOVE Academy that led to one staff member being hospitalized and some furniture being damaged at the facility
January 3, 2011: Three of the survivors of the Lucasville Uprising go on a 15-day hunger strike to protest the extreme conditions of their solitary confinement. The men were demanding conditions equal to that of other Ohio death row prisoners, namely contact with family,
December 11, 2010: An uprising involving around 30 teenage boys took place at Lincoln Hall, a privately run juvenile facility for boys contracted by the state of New York. The youth allegedly threw rocks, smashed windows, and injured several employees.
December 9 -15, 2010: A multiracial group of prisoners participate in a coordinated work stoppage in at least six facilities and demand decent wages, better social services and respect for their civil liberties. After six days and brutal reprisals, including two prisoners