MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Corrections has released details about a violent weekend at the state’s juvenile prison in northern Wisconsin that left one guard with a broken nose.
The state says 26 inmates were involved in a string of disturbances from Sept. 28 and 29 at Lincoln Hills School for Boys. The Journal Sentinel says in one case a juvenile is faced with charges for trying to choke a guard. Another guard had his nose broken and others suffered knee and shoulder injuries.
On Sept. 29, a tactical unit from an adult prison was summoned to help keep order.
The disturbances come just weeks after a court-ordered monitor toured the prison and said substantial improvements had been made. The prison has been the subject of several