Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

Md. jail inmates disable locks, attack officers

Print Comment RSS Bookmark

Md. jail inmates disable locks, attack officers

By Ruben Castaneda
Washington Post Staff Writer

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — A band of inmates at the Prince George's County jail, furious at a lockdown that kept them from watching Sunday's Super Bowl, disabled the locks on their cell doors and stormed out to assault their guards.

In an apparently coordinated attack, at least eight inmates burst from cells on a second-floor tier, their faces covered with bedsheets, and threw trash cans and chairs at the officers on the ground level, said Lt. Curtis Knowles, president of the Prince George's Correctional Officers Association. Read more.

The comments below are member-generated and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of CorrectionsOne or its staff.
Most Commented Articles
1. C1 humor column: 45 signs you're a corrections officerCorrections Article Comments151
2. Fla. CO stabbed to death by inmateCorrections Article Comments76
3. Officer strangled at Wash. state prisonCorrections Article Comments62
4. Right or wrong: Supervisor doesn't write up officer for security breachCorrections Article Comments48
5. TASERs in prison: A good idea?Corrections Article Comments47
6. C1 humor column: The top prison nicknamesCorrections Article Comments44
7. Officials: Inmate kills Pa. corrections officerCorrections Article Comments42
8. Ala. inmate dies after attacking corrections officerCorrections Article Comments42
9.  Cell phone smuggling techniques: A photo database Secure - Login RequiredCorrections Article Comments41
10. Mont. prison nurse who had sex with inmate gets 25 yearsCorrections Article Comments37

Most Popular

Featured Product Categories

Today's Top Stories

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Featured Columnist

From Under The Phoenix Sun

with Chris Porche
Chris Porche