An uncontrollable prison riot ended when the superintendent Just
asked the prisoners to keep calm!
ton July 7, 1952, a multiscale riot broke nut in
an Ontario prison resulting in the prison I
partially ruined and causing """
when poilce Couldn' t end the riots and feared
the prisoners would escape or kill the guards/
ineffective and the prison continued to be iloilo E ' i , I Ill
consumed by rims. Up tn "1000 inmates Ikill ' Ill" Ill' t -. " Ill ' , ' I
participated. The guards even threatened to , ' , - ' , ,
fire on the inmates after several had escaped, I 'Jarl '
nnt until the superintendent of the prison came nut that the entire affair was over within
He simply asked them tn stop and to restore nader. He was respected by the prisoners
that as quickly as it had begun, the entire riot was nver and everything went back to