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The Correctional Emergency Response Team (CERT) topic provides news and information for the teams of highly trained corrections officers tasked with responding to incidents, riots, cell extractions, mass searches, or disturbances in prisons, possibly involving uncooperative or violent inmates.
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June 25, 2007

Inmates rampage at Vermont's Northeast Kingdom prison

The Boston Globe ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. — Two prison inmates were in segregation Monday after they smashed... - Full Story
June 05, 2007

18 inmates injured in a Md. prison fight

By Jennifer McMenamin and John-John Williams IV The Baltimore Sun A day after 18 inmates were seriously... - Full Story
April 24, 2007

2 on staff injured during Ind. prison disturbance

The Associated Press NEW CASTLE, Ind. — Two staff members have been injured in a disturbance among prisoners... - Full Story
April 24, 2007

Watch the real thing: 'Full-Scale Riot' at Indiana prison

The Associated Press Watch as riot erupts, fire spreads NEW CASTLE, Ind. — A "full-scale riot"... - Full Story
January 02, 2007

California prison on lockdown after weekend riot

The Associated Press CHINO, California -- A men's state prison was on lockdown after a racially charged... - Full Story
March 06, 2006

VirtualBlade and it's contribution to reality-based subject control & defensive tactics

By Antonio Zarzoza It seemed to be another regular day of training with the Special Emergencies Response... - Full Story
February 12, 2006

Nine injured in latest riot at Los Angeles County jail

The Associated Press LOS ANGELES- The latest outbreak of racially charged rioting at a southern California... - Full Story
August 09, 2005

Largest San Quentin riot since 1982 prompts prison-wide lockdown

By GARANCE BURKE Associated Press Writer SAN QUENTIN, Calif.- Forty-two inmates were injured Monday when... - Full Story

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