Rikers CO Charged with Rape – has this happened to you?

Rikers CO Charged with Rape A Rikers CO was recently charged with rape. According to this news article (http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/rikers-island-guard-pleads-not-guilty-raping-female-inmate-article-1.2767574) a Jose Cosme, 36, pleaded not guilty Friday to first-degree rape, sexual abuse and other charges for forcing a prisoner to have sex with him inside the Rose M. Singer Center housing unit, the Bronx District Attorney’s…

Closing down Rikers?

Closing down Rikers Island? So you’ve heard about closing down Rikers? Perhaps, but here is why it may never happen. This article a few days ago here, which discussed the closing of rikers. The City thought the people of Staten Island would be perfectly fine with a min-Rikers Island moving in. Clearly, they are not. The…

Medical indifference @ Rikers Island

It is nice to see this is finally getting some media attention. We have seen many, hundreds, of medical indifference claims and they are often looked at suspiciously by the City. At least this somewhat backs up our claims.   http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/medical-horrors-continue-rikers-inmates-city-takeover-article-1.2654943