March 4, 2014: Four inmates escaped from Otero County Jail after overpowering guards.
March 1, 2014: Three prisoners at the LaSalle Parish Correctional Facility, a private prison owned and operated by the LaSalle Management Corporation, stole a truck and escaped from the prison early Saturday morning.
February 18, 2014: Six teens are charged with rioting after an uprising that did more than $40,000 in damages.
February 13, 2014 (end date unknown): At least 90 prisoners at the Durango Jail went on hunger strike to protest food quality. The strikers began their hunger strike in solidarity with one began by the women at the Estrella Jail in Phoenix earlier in the week.
February 10-13, 2014: At least nine women went on hunger strike to protest low-quality and spoiled food at the jail operated by Sheriff Joe Arapio.
February 6, 2014: Kawartha Lakes Police responded with a heavy police presence to a disturbance at Central East Correctional Centre. According to prison officials, inmates in one unit of the prison reportedly started multiple small fires and damaged their cells and the unit
January 15-27 , 2014: After the shutdown of Tamms, Illinois supermax facility, long term solitary confinement prisoners are transferred to Menard Correctional, one of the state's oldest and least maintained facilities. About 15 of these prisoners launch a hunger strike to
January 13-24, 2014: A group of prisoners launch a hunger strike in protest of nutritionally deficient cold sack lunches. The lunches are the result of cutbacks by Aramark. After ten days and a protest and media campaign by outside supproters, hot lunches resume. Prison
January 1-8, 2014: The Free Alabama Movement goes public with a work-stoppage against unpaid labor, sanitation issues and overcrowding. The protest lasts several days. According to the Free Alabama Movement, all of the 2,400 prisoners at both Holman and St Clair facilities