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 prisoners left their cells and
May 21, 2012: Hundreds of prisoners took control of a unit at a private prison owned by Corrections Corporation of America (now Core Civic) and attempted to negotiate a meeting with the warden to voice their concerns. After guards deploy tear gas canisters, prisoners threw
October 11, 2011: Prisoners take the facility after several fights break out. Cause and duration is unclear. Guards set up a morgue on the yard using a tent, though there are no fatalities. Twelve prisoners are airlifted to a hospital for severe injuries, while more than 30
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 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.