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
CO on inmate assaults: "The Program"
June 29, 2016
It is unfortunately not unheard of for the corrections officers in Rikers Island to team up with inmates. They do this for numerous reasons. Some times, the COs are affiliated with the same gang that the inmate is in. Sometimes, the inmate's friends/family is getting the CO money on the outside. Sometimes, the CO just doesn't like an inmate and makes an arrangement to have things "handled" by someone else. Whatever it may be, it happens all the time. This is a case about that very thing.
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