Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)
Crowley County Correctional Facility Riot
Hundreds of inmates at the Crowley County Correctional Facility in Colorado allegd they suffered physical and mental injuries as a result of a riot that occurred in July 2004 at the facility, which is operated by Corrections Corporation of America. The inmates accused CCA of instigating and mishandling the riot, using excessive force during and after the riot, and mistreating prisoners for a month after the riot ended. In April 2013, CCA settled the claims of 193 inmates for $600,000.
- Misconduct Type
- Human Rights
- Enforcement Agency
- Contracting Party
- Court Type
- Date of Filing – approx.