September 29, 2019: Four prisoners overpowered guards and escaped from the Gallia County Jail around 12:15 a.m. in a car stolen from a guard.
September 3, 2019: Two prisoners escaped from a transport vehicle in Gallia County as they were being transported from an out-of-county facility back to the Gallia County Jail.
January 20, 2019: A small uprising occurred after one juvenile inmate threw urine at a correctional officer.
August 31, 2018: Two women escaped from Gallia County Jail after breaching the security system.
August 21-September 17, 2018 (exact end date uncertain): According to Central Ohio IWOC, at least two prisoners, David Easley and James Ward, go on hunger strike on August 21 in response to a call for a national prison strike and in protest of violence by correctional
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
January 8, 2018: At least 12 juvenile detainees between the ages of 14 and 16 took control of a pod and held it for more than three hours, destroying infrastructure, threatening guards and pouring soap on the floor. Initial estimates put the damage at $200,000 or more.
September 9, 2016: Hunger strikes announced at the Ohio State Penitentiary (supermax) and the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville. Free Ohio Movement releases extensive list of demands. Prisoner organizer Siddique Abdullah Hasan is framed and repeatedly
September 9, 2016: The strike called for and supported by multiple prisoner and support organizations kicks off on the 45th anniversary of the Attica Uprising. Dozens of facilities experience some kind of disturbance or lockdown. Accurate numbers are difficult to gather
March 16, 2015: Between thirty and forty prisoners went on hunger strike for a month, protesting new restrictions on recreation and group programming for those in solitary confinement. Prisoners alleged that they were being prevented from attending religious services, a