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2012

17

Dec

Food Strike at Federal Correctional Institution, Fairton, New Jersey

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.”

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29

Oct

Mass Escape at Logan Hall, New Jersey

October 29, 2012: When Hurricane Sandy hit the eastern seaboard, power failed at Logan Hall, a halfway house operated by the private corporation Community Education Centers, causing the locking mechanisms on the cells to fail. Dozens of male inmates left their cells and destroyed prison property. 15 prisoners escaped in one of the largest mass escapes in recent New Jersey history.

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