Attica Prison Riot

Worst Prison Riot In U-S History Right Here In WNY
It turned out to be the bloodiest prison riot in U-S history and it happened right in our backyard. A four-day riot at Attica Prison came to an end on this date in 1971 when State Troopers stormed the prison and in the process killed 29 inmates and 10 hostages. 80 others were seriously injured.
Attica Prison Riot – Dale’s Daily Data
It was the bloodiest prison uprising in American history, it happened right here in Western New York and
politics played a role.  It happened on the fourth day of the Attica Prison riot in 1971.  Governor Nelson Rockefeller ordered that the prison be retaken by force after several days of n…