Rikers Island violence investigated by DOC (department of corrections).
Recently Rikers Island Violence has been investigated due to a DOC Department of Corrections oversight board have clashed over how to deal with certain inmates. Rikers Island violence scrutinized by department of corrections
How to deal with certain inmates has been a big issue for the DOC (department of corrections) and Rikers Island in particular. Segregating them requires more money and may turn a troubled person into an even more aggressive and hostile inmate. Placing aggressive inmates into general population could wind up costing the City more in “failure to protect” lawsuits and claims. So what should the DOC do?
Rikers Island violence investigation by DOC department of corrections. Unfortunately, Rikers Island has become more of a mental health facility than a jail. It would seem then that mental health patients be placed in a mental health facility that is actually equipped to deal with them. However, that doesn’t necessarily deal with their underlying criminality. They still may be criminals and shouldn’t that be handled as well? If you say no, would you say no if you were the victim of their assault? First, it is clear the City should not look at Rikers Island as a place that could be turned profitable or inexpensive. Housing anyone is expensive. End of story.
But what do you do if you, or a loved one, were assaulted while on Rikers? Easy! Click here and fill out the information on the right. Someone with intimate knowledge on how to help you file a notice of claim will contact you immediately, totally free. This is a free confidential service. Please note that you have time running against you. You must file a claim within 90 days of the date of incident or you may be forever barred from bring a lawsuit or getting compensated.