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…

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.…

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…

Victim of violence on Rikers?

This recent NY Daily News article here  discusses the increase in violence on rikers island (including slashings and gang related attacks) despite more money than ever being pumped into fixing it. This is evidence that Rikers needs a complete system overhaul. Closing it down will not fix any of this (in fact, once can argue it…