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…

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…

Downgrading unfavorable violent statistics at Rikers Island

Downgrading unfavorable violent statistics at Rikers Island – often claimed but finally proven! Downgrading unfavorable violent statistics rikers island There has been a downgrading unfavorable violent statistics at rikers island. NY Daily News wrote an exclusive article about the “purging” or downgrading of statistics in Rikers Island. What does this mean? What it means is simple.…

Man sues Rikers Island for CO-inmate collusion

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…

Inmate assaults

It is very common for us to get requests regarding loved ones who have been assaulted while incarcerated. The assailant is typically someone of a violent propensity who should have remained in solitary but for whatever reason is not and is thus allowed to commit more acts of violence. If this has happened to you,…

City thinking about moving Rikers Island inmates

I’m not sure this is a good idea. And what will they do with the Island? If they found it difficult to gentrify Long Island City, Queens, try getting people to shell out money for a room on Rikers Island.   https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20160331/college-point/city-quietly-eying-sites-for-new-jails-replace-rikers-island-sources