A new way to get scalpels into Rikers Island
So apparently, you don't need to be a CO to get a scalpel into Rikers. You just need to know that some ducttape can get the blade through the weaker metal detectors undetected. Of course, I'm sure the COs are aware of this and use this to their financial benefit. But I'm sure visitors know this as well. Either way, sad state of affairs.