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Uprising at Tucker Maximum Security Unit, Arkansas – Part 2

August 7, 2017: Just weeks after the July 22 attack on guards at the same facility, six prisoners attack and overcome three guards. They take keys and a Taser which they use to take over part of the facility for hours. The three guards were held by the prisoners in the parts of the facility under prisoner control. Four prisoners are injured, one seriously.

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Attack on Guards at Tucker Maximum Security Unit, Arkansas – Part 1

July 22, 2017: Three prisoners attack guards while they were attempting to handcuff another prisoner. Then “at least three prisoners” escaped from individual holding units in a recreation area. Corrections officers fire “warning shots” with live ammunition in order to regain control.

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