February 1, 2017: Prisoners mask up and rush two officers following recreation time. They take a cell block for 18 hours, holding staff hostage, issuing demands to the media and explaining their actions as a response to conditions, the failure of non-violent protest, and the
January 26, 2017: About 65 prisoners take partial control of the prison by refusing to leave the recreation area and returning to their cells, in protest of the removal of a fellow prisoner. Guards respond with tear gas and forcible removals.
January 15, 2017: Inmates housed on the A and B tiers of the C-Building refused to return to their cells after recreation until they spoke with a supervisor regarding the conditions in C-Building. The disagreement was related to recreation time and to the transfer of inmates
January 10, 2017: After a fight broke out during recreation, officers ordered prisoners to return to their cells without showers. This caused a standoff--prisoners refused to return into their cells and forced guards out of the unit. Prisoners took control of a cellblock and