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 m...
A new way to get scalpels into Rikers Island
June 6, 2016
Many people don't realize that when you are wronged by a municipality in the state of NY (or wronged by the State of New York itself) one must file a...
Filing a claim against the City of New York
June 16, 2016
Arrested for recording
June 17, 2016
Although incitement, it is not illegal to whip out your phone and begin recording an officer who is in the process of arresting someone. Of course, if you're attempting to record an officer who is arresting you then it may constitute some form of disorderly conduct or resisting arrest and thus we advise you do not do this. That being said, although it is not inherently illegal to record an officer arresting someone, that doesn't mean they won't arrest you. Yes the case may get dismissed, but was it worth it? That is something only you can answer in the heat of the moment.
Here is the story of a man who decided to hit record, and got arrested for it: