April 9, 2018: Two teachers were injured after an altercation at Gateway to Independence, formerly known as Woodland Hills Youth Detention Center. The altercation led to one juvenile escaping the facility.
September 27, 2014: A group of thirteen juveniles overpowered a guard and took his keys and radio before breaking out of the dormitory and then out of the exterior fence. All but one were recaptured within hours.
September 3, 2014: Just two days after 32 juveniles escaped from the facility, more two dozen juveniles broke out of their rooms and into the yard. They covered their faces, attempted to break into buildings and wielded sticks and fire extinguishers.
September 1, 2014: Thirty-two juvenile detainees, nearly half the population of the facility, escaped the state-run juvenile detention center by slipping under the fence. The facility is operated by the Tennessee Department of Children's Services.
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.