April 17, 2020: According to the Indiana Department of Corrections, a "disturbance" took place at 10:40 a.m. on April 17 at the Pendleton Correctional Facility involving four prisoners.
January 27, 2020: Multiple prisoners started fires in their cells at Miami Correctional Facility on January 27, 2020, according to prison officials. The prisoners allegedly used paper and toilet paper with the electrical outlet to light the fires.
August 27, 2018: According to the group IDOC Watch, "Several inmates in the Secure Housing Unit (SHU) at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility are initiating a hunger strike in protest of their already starvation-level meal portions, their lack of access to basic necessities
August 21 - September 9, 2018 (exact dates vary based on location): Prisoners with Jailhouse Lawyers Speak and other organizations issued 10 national demands with a call to action for work stoppages, sit-down strikes, hunger strikes and boycotts of the commissary. Organizers
September 4, 2017: Two prisoners kick out the mesh section of their cell doors and use them to attack guards while other prisoners flood the cell block causing a total of $8,000 in damage.
August 3-4, 2016: Prisoners set fire to mattresses and jail uniforms on two subsequent nights. The first fire is set in the male assigned part of the jail. The next night prisoners in the women's side light another fire. Prisoners also attempt to deactivate the locks on
July 26, 2016: Prisoners at the Vanderburgh County Jail refused to be handcuffed, flooded their cell, put soap on the floor to trip the guards when they entered and used bed bunks and mattresses as barricades and shields. Sheriff Dave Wedding stated: “They were yelling,
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