May 7, 2014: At approximately 4 a.m. six or seven juveniles broke out of their cells and escaped into the facility's outdoor courtyard where they ran around until staff convinced them to return to their cells.
March 19, 2014: Following a disturbance earlier in the day, youths took control of Bravo 2 module and caused significant damage to prison infrastructure. The youths “displayed defiant and unruly behavior” toward detention officers, refusing to comply with orders. Photos of
February 18, 2014: Six teens are charged with rioting after an uprising that did more than $40,000 in damages.
August 17, 2013: A fight between two groups of juvenile detainees escalated into an uprising that destroyed 18 of facility's 20 buildings, causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage. The boys stole a guard's radio and all of the facility's golf carts and set a trash
July 17, 2011: Staff "lose control" of the youth detention facility in what staff later call a "full-blown riot" that leads to multiple injuries. The state Office of Children and Family Services, the state agency that oversees the FLRC, admits that a "disturbance" took place
February 26, 2011 (exact date unknown): An unknown number of juveniles participated in a disturbance that injured several employees and a state trooper. Five juveniles between the ages of 13 and 17 were arrested following the incident and charged with aggravated assault,
January 30, 2011: Five juveniles attacked a guard with a broomstick while others set fires and about refused to return to their cells. About 60 inmates were reported to participate in the uprising, causing officers from five counties to respond. The uprising lasted about an
January 23, 2011: Twelve are charged after a disturbance at DOVE Academy that led to one staff member being hospitalized and some furniture being damaged at the facility
December 11, 2010: An uprising involving around 30 teenage boys took place at Lincoln Hall, a privately run juvenile facility for boys contracted by the state of New York. The youth allegedly threw rocks, smashed windows, and injured several employees.