March 17, 2013: Two people posing as tourists chartered a helicopter and then directed its pilot at gunpoint to fly them to break a prisoner out of jail. The prisoners were recaptured shortly after the escape about 30 miles north of the jail.
March 3, 2013: A four hour uprising occurred at Cimarron Correctional Facility, a private prison owned by the Corrections Corporation of America. Prisoners in a single housing unit smashed windows, breached security doors, broke locks and electrical equipment, and knocked
February 6, 2013- (end date unknown): Detainees at the military prison operated by the United States government launched a hunger strike that lasted months and peaked in July, 2013 with 106 of the 166 detainees at the facility participating. It is unclear when the hunger
January 4th, 2013: Prisoners participated in a food strike in response to a new policy which would punish an entire block or unit of prisoners for not admitting to carrying "contraband."