April 11, 2011: Two prisoners attacked a guard in the prison's factory area, killing him and using his uniform to attempt to escape the prison. They were caught and charged with murder. They pled not guilty and lost at trial, were sentenced to death and executed in October
April 5, 2011: After a guard reportedly found a contraband cell phone, prisoners take control over the A-dorm. The standoff lasts about 4 hours until the correctional emergency response team enters the dorm and quells the uprising. Five prisoners were injured and sent to the
June 6, 2011- A group of detainees in the jail protested being required to remove shower shoes and being denied access to basketball courts. When guards attempted to subdue the disturbance, using rubber bullets and bean bag guns, one detainee threw a large metal prison phone
February 26, 2011 (exact date unknown): An unknown number of juveniles participated in a disturbance that injured several employees and a state trooper. Five juveniles between the ages of 13 and 17 were arrested following the incident and charged with aggravated assault,
February 26, 2011: Following a 1 AM cell-phone sweep by 100 officers prisoners attacked a guard, who raised an alarm. Four officers who responded to the alarm were then attacked by a group of twenty prisoners, according to the officers. Three suffered minor injuries and one,
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,