We collect additional data on all the events we document. Below you can explore a spreadsheet containing data on the wave of COVID-19 related protests and unrest.

Alternately, you can view a full list of all the COVID-related events or a map of all the actions that we have documented so far.

We identify some of the following variables:

  • Facility Name
  • City
  • State/Province
  • Facility Type
  • Private Prison details
  • Event Type(s)
  • Number of Participants
  • Prisoner demands
  • Types of weapons used by guards
 
 
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Map of COVID Actions
date
Title of event
Facility
City
State/Province
Facility Type(s)
Private Prison
Contracts with
Event Type
Estimated number of prisoner participants (minimum 2)
Prisoners demand immediate release
Country
Weapons used by guards
Pepper Spray
Less lethal rounds
Tasers
Tear Gas
Guards hospitalized?
Latitude
Longitude
URL to the full Perilous post
End date
Immigrant Detention Center
Jail
State Prison
Treatment Facility
Juvenile
Provincial Prison
Federal Prison
Hunger Strike
Work Stoppage
Uprising
Escape
Protest
Attack on Guards
Disturbance
Fire
Food Strike
Prisoner Organization Involved
Prisoner quote
All issues cited by prisoners
2020-05-13Disturbance at Redgranite Correctional Institution, Wisconsin Redgranite Correctional InstitutionRedgraniteWisconsinState PrisonNoDisturbance2USA44.05401-89.10765https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/05/13/disturbance-at-redgranite-correctional-institution/YesYesYes
2020-05-10Uprising at Covington County Jail, AlabamaCovington County JailAndalusiaAlabamaCity/County JailNoDisturbance, Riot2USA31.307704-86.483773n/aYesYesNo
2020-05-09Work Stoppage at Northwest Detention Center, WashingtonNorthwest Detention CenterTacomaWashingtonImmigrant Detention CenterGeo GroupImmigration and Customs EnforcementWork Stoppage2USA47.24920525-122.4211756n/aYesYesNo
2020-05-08Hunger Strike at North Lake Correctional Facility, MichiganNorth Lake Correctional FacilityBaldwinMichiganFederal PrisonGeo GroupFederal Bureau of PrisonsHunger Strike100USA43.928744-85.83934n/aYesYesYeshealth care, COVID-19 response
2020-05-06Food Strike at Marion Correctional Institution, OhioMarion Correctional InstitutionMarioOhioState PrisonNoFood Strike86USA40.615838-83.107078n/aYesYesYeshealth care, COVID-19 response
2020-05-05Hunger Strike at Bordeaux Prison, QuebecÉtablissement de détention Montréal - Bordeaux (Bordeaux Prison)MontrealQuebecProvincial PrisonNoHunger Strike2CA45.545402-73.685593n/aYesYesYeshealth care, COVID-19 response
2020-05-02Fire and Disturbance at Cummins Unit, ArkansasCummins UnitGouldArkansasState PrisonNoDisturbance, Fire2USA34.05389-91.584422n/aYesYesYesNo
2020-05-01Uprising at Bristol County House of Correction, Mass.Bristol County House of CorrectionNorth DartmouthMassachusettsImmigrant Detention Center, City/County JailNoUprising10USAPepper spray, DogsNo41.665704-70.995596n/aYesYesYesYes
2020-05-01Uprising at Southern State Correctional Facility, Vermont During May Day Protest OutsideSouthern State Correctional FacilitySpringfieldVermontState PrisonNoUprising2USANo43.269-72.43832n/aYesYesNo
2020-04-30ICE Detainees in the Women’s Unit of Adelanto ICE Processing Center Organize StrikeAdelanto ICE Processing CenterAdelantoCaliforniaImmigrant Detention CenterGeo GroupImmigration and Customs EnforcementWork Stoppage2USANo34.55934-117.441484n/aYesYesYeslabor/compensation, COVID-19 response
2020-04-29Uprising at Cook County Jail, ChicagoCook County JailChicagoIllinoisCity/County JailNoUprising13USA41.842727-87.697069https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/05/06/documents-reveal-a-series-of-protests-and-uprisings-at-cook-county-jail-chicago/YesYesNo
2020-04-28Refusal and Attack on Guards at Cook County Jail, ChicagoCook County JailChicagoIllinoisCity/County JailNoDisturbance, Attack on Guards4USA41.842727-87.697069https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/05/06/documents-reveal-a-series-of-protests-and-uprisings-at-cook-county-jail-chicago/YesYesYesNo
2020-04-22Disturbance at Westville Correctional Facility, IndianaWestville Correctional FacilityWestvilleIndianaState PrisonNoDisturbance, Uprising, Riot200USAYes41.526628-86.913577n/aYesYesYesNo
2020-04-22Protest at D.C. Central Detention Facility, Washington, D.C.D.C. Central Detention FacilityWashington D.C.Washington D.C.City/County JailNoProtest2USAPepper SprayYesNo38.883612-76.976442n/aYesYesNo
2020-04-21Protest at Donnacona Institution, Quebec, CanadaDonnacona InstitutionDonnaconaQuebecFederal PrisonNoDisturbance, Uprising, Protest2YesCALess lethal rounds (i.e. rubber bullets, sandbags), Tear gasYesYesNo46.687517-71.689193n/aYesYesYesYesYesCOVID-19 response, prisoners demand their immediate release
2020-04-21Protest at Collins Bay Institution, Ontario, CanadaCollins Bay InstitutionKingstonOntarioFederal PrisonNoDisturbance, Uprising, Protest2YesCAPercussion GrenadesNo44.236165-76.553625n/aYesYesYesYesNoCOVID-19 response, prisoners demand their immediate release
2020-04-20Uprising at Bridge City Center for Youth, Bridge City, LABridge City Center for YouthBridge CityLouisianaJuvenileNoUprising, Riot38USANo29.938464-90.167859n/aYesYesNo
2020-04-20Protest at Franklin Medical Center in Columbus, OHFranklin Medical CenterColumbusOhioTreatment FacilityNoProtest2USANo39.920799-83.014668n/aYesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-04-19Mass Escape from Swanson Center for Youth, Monroe, LASwanson Center for YouthMonroeLouisianaJuvenileNoEscape/Escape Attempt11USANo32.453997-92.112531n/aYesYesNo
2020-04-18Attack on Guards at Sumter Correctional Institution, FloridaSumter Correctional InstitutionBushnellFloridaState PrisonNoAttack on Guards3USAYes28.61794-82.203452n/aYesYesNo
2020-04-17Hunger Strike at Pierce County Jail in Tacoma, WAPierce County JailTacomaWashingtonCity/County JailNoHunger Strike2USANo47.254427-122.446893n/aYesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-04-17Disturbance at Pendleton Correctional Facility, IndianaPendleton Correctional FacilityPendletonIndianaState PrisonNoDisturbance, Riot2USAYes39.983635-85.76025https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/04/17/disturbance-at-pendleton-correctional-facility-indiana/YesYesNo
2020-04-16Food Strike at Ontario Correctional Institute in Response to COVID-19 OutbreakOntario Correctional InstituteBramptonOntarioProvincial PrisonNoFood Strike6CANo43.669751-79.76559https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/04/16/food-strike-at-ontario-correctional-institute-in-response-to-covid-19-outbreak/YesYesNo
2020-04-16Escape from Columbia Correctional Institution in WisconsinColumbia Correctional InstitutionPortgageWisconsinState PrisonNoEscape Attempt2USANo43.566641-89.490535n/a4/17/2020YesYesNo
2020-04-14Prisoners Subdue Guards and Attempt to Free Others at Cook County Jail, ChicagoCook County JailChicagoIllinoisCity/County JailNoAttack on Guards3USATasersYesYes41.842727-87.69708n/aYesYesNo
2020-04-12Uprising at Ellsworth Correctional Facility, KansasEllsworth Correctional FacilityEllsworthKansasState PrisonNoUprising125USAUndefined Chemical AgentsNo38.746706-98.232247n/aYesYesNo
2020-04-12Riot at Crossroads Juvenile Center in Brooklyn, NYCrossroads Juvenile CenterBrooklynNew YorkJuvenileNoUprising, Attack on Guards, Riot6USAYes40.67105-73.912758https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/04/12/uprising-at-crossroads-juvenile-center-in-brooklyn-new-york/YesYesYesNo
2020-04-12Escape Attempt at Southwest Arkansas Community Corrections Facility in Texarkana, ArkansasSouthwest Arkansas Community Corrections FacilityTexarkanaArkansasState PrisonNoFire, Escape Attempt5USANo33.4264-94.041604n/aYesYesYesNo
2020-04-12Uprising at Bordeaux Prison, Canada in Response to COVID-19 MeasuresÉtablissement de détention Montréal - Bordeaux (Bordeaux Prison)MontrealQuebecProvincial PrisonNoUprising, Attack on Guards3CAPepper sprayYesNo45.545402-73.685593n/aYesYesYesNo
2020-04-12Uprising at Cummins Unit, ArkansasCummins UnitGouldArkansasState PrisonNoUprising2USANo34.05389-91.584422n/aYesYesYes
2020-04-12Escape from Provincial Correctional Centre in Prince Edward Island, CanadaProvincial Correctional Facility - Prince Edward IslandMilton StationPrince Edward IslandProvincial PrisonNoEscape Attempt2CANo46.288821-63.208187n/a4/13/2020YesYesNo
2020-04-11Coordinated Threat of Suicide at Cook County Jail, ChicagoCook County JailChicagoIllinoisCity/County JailNoDisturbance, Protest4USA41.842727-87.697069https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/05/06/documents-reveal-a-series-of-protests-and-uprisings-at-cook-county-jail-chicago/YesYesYesNo
2020-04-11Uprising at La Palma Correctional Center, ArizonaLa Palma Correctional CenterEloyArizonaImmigrant Detention CenterCore Civic/CCAImmigration and Customs EnforcementDisturbance2USAPepper sprayYesNo32.814657-111.528794n/aYesYesNo
2020-04-10Food Strike and Work Stoppage at Irwin County Detention Center, GeorgiaIrwin County Detention CenterOcillaGeorgiaImmigrant Detention CenterLaSalle Management CorporationImmigration and Customs EnforcementHunger Strike, Food Strike20YesUSANo31.579797-83.255317n/aYesYesYesYesCOVID-19 response, prisoners demand their immediate release
2020-04-10Protest at Hamilton-Wentworth Detention Centre After Correctional Officer Tests Positive for COVID-19Hamilton-Wentworth Detention CentreHamiltonOntarioImmigrant Detention CenterNoDisturbance2CAPepper sprayYesNo43.263422-79.858686n/aYesYesNo
2020-04-09Uprising at Lansing Correctional Facility, KansasLansing Correctional FacilityLansingKansasState PrisonNoUprising, Riot100USANo39.250237-94.8926n/aYesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-04-09Hunger Strike at Mesa Verde ICE Processing Center, CA in Response to COVID-19Mesa Verde ICE Processing CenterBakersfieldCaliforniaImmigrant Detention CenterGeo GroupImmigration and Customs EnforcementHunger Strike100USANo35.379993-119.006211https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/04/09/over-100-detainees-at-mesa-verde-ice-facility-stage-hunger-strike-over-covid-19/YesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-04-09Protest at Cedar Creek Correctional Center, WashingtonCedar Creek Correctional CenterLittlerockWashingtonState PrisonNoProtest30YesUSANo46.884264-123.142195n/aYesYesYesCOVID-19 response, prisoners demand their immediate release
2020-04-09Quarantined Prisoners Build Barricade at Southern State Correctional Facility, New JerseySouthern State Correctional FacilityMaurice RiverNew JerseyState PrisonNoDisturbance2USA39.237623-74.957696n/aYesYesYesfood issues, health care
2020-04-09Escape at Jackie Brannon Correctional Center, OklahomaJackie Brannon Correctional CenterMcAlesterOklahomaState PrisonNoEscape/Escape Attempt2USANo34.943777-95.782676n/aYesYesNo
2020-04-09Uprising at Stewart Detention Center, GeorgiaStewart Detention CenterLumpkinGeorgiaImmigrant Detention CenterCore Civic/CCAImmigration and Customs EnforcementDisturbance, Uprising, Riot2USAPepper spray, Tear gasYesYesNo32.036812-84.771821https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/04/10/uprising-at-stewart-detention-center-georgia/YesYesYesNo
2020-04-08Uprising at Monroe Correctional Complex, Washington in Response to COVID-19Monroe Correctional ComplexMonroeWashingtonState PrisonNoProtest, Uprising, Riot100USALess lethal rounds (i.e. rubber bullets, sandbags), Pepper sprayYesYesNo47.844414-122.003074https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/04/08/uprising-at-monroe-correctional-complex-washington-amidst-covid-19-outbreak/YesYesYesNo
2020-04-08Protest at the San Diego County JailSan Diego County JailSan DiegoCaliforniaCity/County JailNoProtest3USANo32.717533-117.164555n/aYesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-04-08Uprising at FCI Oakdale I, Louisiana Following Multiple COVID-19 DeathsFCI Oakdale IOakdaleLouisianaFederal PrisonNoUprising2YesUSALess lethal rounds (i.e. rubber bullets, sandbags), Pepper sprayYesYesNo30.828863-92.642972https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/04/08/uprising-at-fci-oakdale-i-louisiana-following-multiple-covid-19-deaths/YesYesCOVID-19 response, prisoners demand their immediate release
2020-04-07Uprising at Columbia River Correctional Facility, OregonColumbia River Correctional FacilityPortlandOregonState PrisonNoUprising, Attack on Guards100YesUSANo45.589541-122.636893https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/04/08/uprising-over-covid-19-at-columbia-river-correctional-facility-portland-oregon/YesYesYesYesCOVID-19 response, prisoners demand their immediate release
2020-04-07Uprising at Krome Detention Center, Florida to Protest COVID-19 ResponseKrome Detention CenterMiamiFloridaImmigrant Detention CenterNoUprising, Attack on Guards, Riot60YesUSAYes25.754492-80.489095n/aYesYesYesYesCOVID-19 response, prisoners demand their immediate release
2020-04-07Hunger Strike and Tray Blockade at Cook County Jail, ChicagoCook County JailChicagoIllinoisCity/County JailNoHunger Strike, Disturbance38YesUSA41.842727-87.697069https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/05/06/documents-reveal-a-series-of-protests-and-uprisings-at-cook-county-jail-chicago/YesYesYesYesCOVID-19 response, prisoners demand their immediate release
2020-04-06Uprising at Moberly Correctional Center, MissouriMoberly Correctional CenterMoberlyMissouriState PrisonNoUprising, Attack on Guards6USANo39.363402-92.437669n/aYesYesYesNo
2020-04-06Food Strike at Queen’s Detention Facility, New York In Response to COVID-19Queens Detention FacilityQueensNew YorkImmigrant Detention CenterGeo GroupU.S. Marshals ServiceFood Strike2USANo40.657043-73.765027n/aYesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-04-06Escape from Swanson Center for Youth, Monroe, LASwanson Center for YouthMonroeLouisianaJuvenileNoEscape/Escape Attempt2USANo32.453997-92.112531n/a4/7/2020YesYesNo
2020-04-05Hunger Strikes at Adelanto ICE Processing Center, CaliforniaAdelanto ICE Processing CenterAdelantoCaliforniaImmigrant Detention CenterGeo GroupImmigration and Customs EnforcementHunger Strike120USANo34.559313-117.44142n/aYesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-04-05Hunger Strike at North Lake Correctional Facility, MichiganNorth Lake Correctional FacilityBaldwinMichiganFederal PrisonGeo GroupFederal Bureau of PrisonsHunger Strike10USANo43.928744-85.83934n/aYesYesYesfood issues, guard abuse, racism, health care
2020-04-05Uprising at Passaic County Jail, New Jersey Due to COVID-19Passaic County JailPatersonNew JerseyCity/County JailNoProtest, Uprising6USAPepper sprayYesNo40.913426-74.173129https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/04/09/uprising-at-passaic-county-jail-new-jersey-due-to-covid-19/YesYesYesNo
2020-04-04Hunger Strike at Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility, Rhode IslandDonald W. Wyatt Detention FacilityCentral FallsRhode IslandImmigrant Detention CenterCentral Falls Detention Facility CorporationImmigration and Customs EnforcementHunger Strike69YesUSANo41.89279-71.383821https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/04/04/hunger-strike-at-donald-w-wyatt-detention-facility-over-covid-19-rhode-island/YesYesYesCOVID-19 response, prisoners demand their immediate release
2020-04-03Prisoners “Threaten to Organize Hunger Strikes and Work Stoppages” at Connecticut PrisonCarl Robinson Correctional InstitutionEnfieldConnecticutState PrisonNoProtest100USANo42.015829-72.515607https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/04/03/100-prisoners-in-connecticut-transferred-after-threatening-to-organize-protests-about-covid-19/YesYesNo
2020-04-03Hunger Strike at Otay Mesa ICE Facility, San Diego In Response to COVID-19 OutbreakOtay Mesa Detention CenterSan DiegoCaliforniaImmigrant Detention CenterCore Civic/CCAImmigration and Customs EnforcementHunger Strike51USANo32.57605-116.913847https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/04/03/hunger-strike-at-otay-mesa-ice-detention-center-california/YesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-04-03Disturbance at Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center During COVID-19 QuarantinePhiladelphia Industrial Correctional CenterPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaCity/County JailNoDisturbance9USAPepper sprayYesNo40.0348247-75.01400958https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/04/03/disturbance-at-philadelphia-industrial-correctional-center-during-covid-19-quarantine/YesYesNo
2020-04-03Multiple Hunger and Food Strikes at Cook County Jail, Chicago in Protest of Handling of COVID-19Cook County JailChicagoIllinoisCity/County JailNoHunger Strike, Work Stoppage, Food Strike, Protest2USANo41.842711-87.69708n/aYesYesYesYesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-04-02Hunger Strike at Krome Detention Center, Miami, Florida in Response to COVID-19Krome Detention CenterMiamiFloridaImmigrant Detention CenterNoHunger Strike62YesUSANo25.754492-80.489095n/aYesYesYesCOVID-19 response, prisoners demand their immediate release
2020-04-02Hunger Strike at Franklin County Jail, PennsylvaniaFranklin County JailChambersburgPennsylvaniaCity/County JailNoHunger Strike16USANo40.00346-77.644267https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/30/hunger-strike-at-franklin-county-jail-pennsylvania/YesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-04-02Uprising at El Paso County Jail over New COVID-19 RestrictionsEl Paso County JailColorado SpringsColoradoCity/County JailNoUprising, Riot9USANo38.788023-104.779066https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/04/02/uprising-at-el-paso-county-jail-over-new-covid-19-restrictions/YesYesNo
2020-04-02Protest at Neuse Correctional, North Carolina in Response to COVID-19 OutbreakNeuse Correctional InstitutionGoldsboroNorth CarolinaState PrisonNoProtest2USANo35.386605-78.038482https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/04/02/protest-at-neuse-correctional-north-carolina-in-response-to-covid-19-outbreak/YesYesNo
2020-04-01Disturbance at Portland, Oregon Juvenile Detention FacilityDonald E. Long Juvenile Detention HomePortlandOregonJuvenileNoDisturbance, Riot2USANo45.5318-122.59504https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/04/01/disturbance-at-portland-oregon-juvenile-detention-facility/YesYesNo
2020-03-31Hunger Strike at Farmville Detention Center in Response to COVID-19Farmville Detention CenterFarmvilleVirginiaImmigrant Detention CenterImmigration Centers of AmericaImmigration and Customs EnforcementHunger Strike100USANo37.32054-78.44073https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/04/03/ice-detainees-hunger-strike-at-farmville-detention-center-in-response-to-covid-19/YesYesNo
2020-03-31Hunger Strike at Monroe County Detention Center, FloridaMonroe County Detention CenterKey WestFloridaImmigrant Detention Center, City/County JailNoHunger Strike2USANo24.576835-81.751395n/aYesYesYesNo
2020-03-30Hunger Strike at Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre, OttawaOttawa-Carleton Detention CentreGloucesterOntarioProvincial PrisonNoHunger Strike60CANo45.4245-75.579543n/aYesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-03-30Work Stoppage in Bristol ICE Detention in Response to COVID-19Bristol County House of CorrectionBristolMassachusettsImmigrant Detention Center, City/County JailNoWork Stoppage2YesUSANo41.6336134-70.9351006https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/30/work-stoppage-in-bristol-ice-detention/YesYesYesYesCOVID-19 response, prisoners demand their immediate release
2020-03-30Prisoners Start a Fire at Unnamed Texas Prison in Response to COVID-19Unknown Texas FacilityUnknownTexasState PrisonNoFire, Protest2USANo31.8160381-99.5120986https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/30/prisoners-start-a-fire-at-unnamed-texas-prison/YesYesYesYeshealth care, COVID-19 response
2020-03-30Hunger Strike at Miami Correctional Facility, IndianaMiami Correctional FacilityBunker HillIndianaState PrisonNoHunger Strike2USANo40.644593-86.132775n/aYesYesIDOC WatchYesending lockdown, COVID-19 response
2020-03-28Video Protest at South Louisiana ICE Processing CenterSouth Louisiana ICE Processing CenterBasileLouisianaImmigrant Detention CenterGeo GroupProtest15USANo30.487235-92.581905n/aYesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-03-28ICE Detainees at York County Prison Hunger Strike in Response to COVID-19York County PrisonYorkPennsylvaniaImmigrant Detention Center, City/County JailNoHunger Strike5YesUSANo39.986084-76.663029n/aYesYesYesYesCOVID-19 response, prisoners demand their immediate release
2020-03-27“Breaking Down Borders” Hunger Strike at Northwest Detention Center in Response to COVID-19Northwest Detention CenterTacomaWashingtonImmigrant Detention CenterGeo GroupImmigration and Customs EnforcementHunger Strike360YesUSANo47.24920525-122.4211756https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/27/breaking-down-borders-hunger-strike-at-northwest-detention-center-in-response-to-covid-19/YesYesYesCOVID-19 response, prisoners demand their immediate release
2020-03-27Protest at Saskatchewan Penitentiary in Prince Albert, Sask., CanadaSaskatchewan Federal PenitentiaryPrince AlbertSaskatchewanProvincial PrisonNoProtest2CANo53.198904-105.81521n/aYesYesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-03-26Hunger Strike at Stewart Detention Center, Georgia in Response to COVID-19Stewart Detention CenterLumpkinGeorgiaImmigrant Detention CenterCore Civic/CCAImmigration and Customs EnforcementHunger Strike350YesUSAPepper sprayYesNo32.036812-84.771821https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/26/hunger-strike-at-stewart-detention-center-georgia-in-response-to-covid-19/YesYesYeshealth care, COVID-19 response, prisoners demand their immediate release
2020-03-25Second Protest at LaSalle ICE Processing Center, Louisiana in Response to COVID-19LaSalle ICE Processing CenterJenaLouisianaImmigrant Detention CenterGeo GroupImmigration and Customs EnforcementProtest, Escape Attempt75USAPepper sprayYesNo31.70856-92.152295https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/23/two-protests-at-lasalle-ice-processing-center-louisiana-in-response-to-covid-19/YesYesYesNoCOVID-19 response
2020-03-25ICE Detainees Hunger Strike in Richwood, Louisiana in Response to COVID-19Richwood Correctional CenterMonroeLouisianaImmigrant Detention CenterLaSalle Management CorporationImmigration and Customs EnforcementHunger Strike60YesUSANo32.457207-92.078406https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/25/ice-detainees-launch-hunger-strike-at-richwood-correctional-center-louisiana-in-response-to-covid-19/YesYesSoutheast Immigrant Rights NetworkYesCOVID-19 response, prisoners demand their immediate release
2020-03-25Hunger Strike at Shawangunk Correctional Facility Demanding Sanitation MeasuresShawangunk Correctional FacilityShawangunkNew YorkState PrisonNoHunger Strike2USANo41.635801-74.163659n/aYesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-03-24Hunger Strike at Laval Immigration Holding Centre, Quebec Against COVID-19 ConditionsCBSA Laval Immigration Holding CentreLavalQuebecImmigrant Detention CenterNoHunger Strike30YesCANo45.618689-73.648983https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/24/hunger-strike-at-laval-immigration-holding-centre-quebec-against-covid-19-conditions/YesYesYesCOVID-19 response, prisoners demand their immediate release
2020-03-249 Women Escape from Work Release Facility in South Dakota to Avoid COVID-19 ExposurePierre Community Work CenterPierreSouth DakotaState PrisonNoEscape Attempt9USANo44.357899-100.30824https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/24/9-women-escape-from-work-release-facility-in-south-dakota-to-avoid-covid-19-exposure/YesYesNo
2020-03-24Disturbance at Pine Prairie ICE Processing Center, LouisianaPine Praire ICE Processing CenterPine PrairieLouisianaImmigrant Detention CenterGeo GroupImmigration and Customs EnforcementDisturbance, Protest7USAPepper sprayYesNo30.788793-92.423029https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/24/disturbance-at-pine-prairie-ice-processing-center-louisiana/YesYesYesYes
2020-03-2351 ICE Detainees Sign Petition Expressing COVID-19 ConcernsBristol County House of CorrectionBristolMassachusettsImmigrant Detention Center, City/County JailNoProtest51USANo41.6336134-70.9351006https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/23/51-ice-detainees-sign-petition-expressing-covid-19-concerns/YesYesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-03-23ICE Detainees in South Texas Protest Over Lack of Response to COVID-19 EpidemicSouth Texas ICE Processing CenterPearsallTexasImmigrant Detention CenterGeo GroupImmigration and Customs EnforcementProtest, Uprising, Riot23USAPepper sprayYesNo28.895232-99.121142https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/23/ice-detainees-in-south-texas-protest-over-lack-of-response-to-covid-19-epidemic/YesYesYesNohealth care, COVID-19 response
2020-03-23First Protest at LaSalle ICE Processing Center, Louisiana in Response to COVID-19LaSalle ICE Processing CenterJenaLouisianaImmigrant Detention CenterGeo GroupImmigration and Customs EnforcementDisturbance, Protest23USAPepper sprayYesNo31.70856-92.152295https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/23/two-protests-at-lasalle-ice-processing-center-louisiana-in-response-to-covid-19/YesYesYesNo
2020-03-2314 Escape Yakima County Jail During COVID-19 CrisisYakima County JailYakimaWashingtonCity/County JailNoUprising, Escape Attempt14USANo46.604153-120.508224https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/23/14-escape-yakima-county-jail-during-covid-19-crisis/3/27/2020YesYesYesNo
2020-03-23Hunger Strike at Buffalo Federal Detention Center, New YorkBuffalo Federal Detention CenterBataviaNew YorkImmigrant Detention CenterNoHunger Strike2USANo43.02052-78.202749n/aYesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-03-23Hunger Strike at Strafford County House of Corrections, NH Protesting COVID-19 LockdownStrafford County House of CorrectionsDoverNew HampshireImmigrant Detention Center, City/County JailNoHunger Strike2USANo43.218575-70.94044n/aYesYesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-03-23Uprising at Spring Creek Youth Services Center, ColoradoSpring Creek Youth Services CenterColorado SpringsColoradoJuvenileNoDisturbance, Attack on Guards, Riot2USAPepper sprayYesNo38.786604-104.774887n/aYesYesYesNo
2020-03-23Hunger Strike at Etowah County Detention Center Amidst COVID OutbreakEtowah County Detention CenterGadsdenAlabamaImmigrant Detention Center, City/County JailNoHunger Strike2USANo34.0168-86.012312https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/20/ice-detainees-in-alabama-protest-threaten-suicide-amidst-covid-outbreak/3/26/2020YesYesYesNoending lockdown, COVID-19 response
2020-03-22ICE Detainees Hunger Strike in Glades County, Florida Protesting Inaction on COVID-19Glades County Detention CenterMoore HavenFloridaImmigrant Detention Center, City/County JailNoHunger Strike100USANo26.838857-81.123996https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/22/ice-detainees-hunger-strike-in-glades-county-florida-protesting-inaction-on-covid-19/YesYesYesNoCOVID-19 response
2020-03-22Strike on Rikers Amidst COVID-19 OutbreakRobert N. Davoren Center Rikers IslandNew YorkNew YorkCity/County JailNoWork Stoppage, Food Strike96YesUSANo40.789113-73.883427https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/21/protest-on-rikers-amidst-covid-19-outbreak/YesYesYesYeshealth care, COVID-19 response, prisoners demand their immediate release
2020-03-21Protest on Rikers Amidst COVID-19 OutbreakAnna M. Kross Center Rikers IslandNew YorkNew YorkCity/County JailNoDisturbance, Protest8USAPepper sprayYesNo40.792852-73.886516https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/21/protest-on-rikers-amidst-covid-19-outbreak/YesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-03-21Attack on Guards at Tecumseh State Prison, NETecumseh State PrisonTecumsehNebraskaState PrisonNoAttack on Guards2USAChemicalsYes40.407559-96.182781n/aYesYesNo
2020-03-20Uprising in Grants, New Mexico Amidst Fears of COVID-19 OutbreakNorthwestern New Mexico Correctional CenterGrantsNew MexicoState PrisonCore Civic/CCAa State Department of CorrectionsUprising, Riot300USALess lethal rounds (i.e. rubber bullets, sandbags)YesNo35.140681-107.817156https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/20/uprising-in-grants-new-mexico-amidst-fears-of-covid-19-outbreak/YesNoCOVID-19 response
2020-03-20ICE Detainees Hunger Strike at the Elizabeth Detention Center, NJ in Response to COVID-19Elizabeth Detention CenterElizabethNew JerseyImmigrant Detention CenterCore Civic/CCAImmigration and Customs EnforcementHunger Strike40USANo40.666341-74.189691https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/20/hunger-strike-at-the-elizabeth-detention-center-nj-in-response-to-covid-19/YesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-03-20Protest at Etowah County Detention Center Amidst COVID OutbreakEtowah County Detention CenterGadsdenAlabamaImmigrant Detention Center, City/County JailNoProtest35USANo34.0168-86.012312https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/20/ice-detainees-in-alabama-protest-threaten-suicide-amidst-covid-outbreak/YesYesNoCOVID-19 response
2020-03-20ICE Detainees Threaten Suicide at Etowah County Detention Center Amidst COVID OutbreakEtowah County Detention CenterGadsdenAlabamaImmigrant Detention Center, City/County JailNoProtest10YesUSANo34.0168-86.012312https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/20/ice-detainees-in-alabama-protest-threaten-suicide-amidst-covid-outbreak/YesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-03-18ICE Detainees Hunger Strike in Hudson County, NJ in response to COVID-19Hudson County Corrections and Rehabilitation CenterKearnyNew JerseyImmigrant Detention Center, City/County JailNoHunger Strike120USANo40.728124-74.108393https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/18/ice-detainees-hunger-strike-in-hudson-county-nj-in-response-to-covid-19/YesYesYesYesCOVID-19 response
2020-03-17ICE Detainees Hunger Strike in Essex County, New Jersey in Response to COVID-19Essex County Correctional FacilityNewarkNew JerseyImmigrant Detention CenterCore Civic/CCAImmigration and Customs EnforcementHunger Strike25YesUSANo40.72072-74.126343https://perilouschronicle.com/2020/03/17/ice-detainees-hunger-strike-in-new-jersey-in-response-to-covid-19/YesYesYesCOVID-19 response, prisoners demand their immediate release
2020-03-17Meal Strike at Monterey County Jail, California in Response to COVID-19Monterey County JailSalinasCaliforniaCity/County JailNoHunger Strike2USANo36.699693-121.630354n/aYesYesYesCOVID-19 response
Sums of values24 Events at Privately Operated Facilities3620 total participants37 Events at Immigrant Detention Centers29 Events at City/County Jails27 Events at State Prisons1 Events at Treatment Facilities6 Events at Juvenile Detention Centers6 Events at Provincial Prisons4 Events at Federal Prisons31 Hunger Strikes5 Work Stoppages22 Uprisings9 Escapes or Escape Attempts20 Protests10 Attack on Guards20 Disturbances3 Fires Set6 Food Strikes