A four-day riot at attica prison comes to a violent end as law enforcement officials open fire, killing 29 inmates and 10 hostages and injuring many more. 45 years ago this month, prison officials and prisoners alike experienced a few of the darkest days in american incarceration history it was also a time that opened the eyes of many who typically forgot about prisoners the moment they were found guilty and locked away. On monday morning, september 13, 1971, an uprising by prison inmates of the attica correctional facility, a maximum security prison located in western new york, ended in the bloodiest prison confrontation in american history. Via historycom prisoners riot and seize control of the maximum-security attica correctional facility near buffalo, new york later that day, state police retook most of the prison, but 1,281 convicts occupied an exercise field called d yard, where they held 39 prison guards and employees hostage for four days.
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