Rikers Island violence investigated by DOC

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…

Sexual assault while at Rikers Island

Sexual assault while at Rikers Island Sexual assault while at rikers island happens to many incarcerated people every year. We are here to help. You don’t need to be a victim any longer. As you can see from this very recent news article: http://www.nbcnewyork.com/investigations/Rikers-Island-New-York-City-NYC-Guard-Accused-of-Sex-Assault-Facebook-Posts-390343251.html  sexual assaults do happen and not only to women. In fact, women make…

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…

Claims against COs doubled in 2014. Why?

So this statistic, according to this New York Times article talks about the recent doubling of claims (to learn how to file a notice of claim against the City or Rikers Island, click here) against corrections officers in Rikers Island, OBCC in particular. This begs the question, why? Is it because the amount of CO on…