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Rikers Island Guards Charged for Assaulting Inmate

Rikers Island Guards Charged for Assaulting Inmate

The city's is finally cracking down.

Medical Examiner Rules Death of Mentally Ill Rikers Island Inmate a Homicide

Medical Examiner Rules Death of Mentally Ill Rikers Island Inmate a Homicide

The man was not given his medication for much of his time in a mental observation unit.

Rikers Island Inmate with History of Mental Illness Died After Being Left Unattended for Seven Days

Rikers Island Inmate with History of Mental Illness Died After Being Left Unattended for Seven Days

Jails are not mental institutions.

Mentally Ill Homeless Man Basically Cooked to Death Inside of Rikers Island Cell

Mentally Ill Homeless Man Basically Cooked to Death Inside of Rikers Island Cell

Advocates for mentally ill inmates say this represents failure on almost "every level."

Use of Force by Correction Officers at Rikers Island Has Soared as the Population Has Decreased

Use of Force by Correction Officers at Rikers Island Has Soared as the Population Has Decreased

But why?

Rikers Island Correction Officers Charged for Inmate Assault

Rikers Island Correction Officers Charged for Inmate Assault

Apparently they didn't know about the surveillance camera that caught all of their actions.

Rikers Island Guard Allegedly Paid Woman's Bail in Exchange for Sex

Rikers Island Guard Allegedly Paid Woman's Bail in Exchange for Sex

Gross behavior.

Rikers Island Gang Assaults Have Increased Dramatically This Year

Rikers Island Gang Assaults Have Increased Dramatically This Year

There are a couple of theories to explain this.

Fourteen Rikers Island Staffers Hospitalized After Fire

Fourteen Rikers Island Staffers Hospitalized After Fire

Authorities are still investigating.

Rikers Island Guard Convicted for Making Dirty Deal with Inmate

Rikers Island Guard Convicted for Making Dirty Deal with Inmate

Everyone has a price.

Rikers Island Prison Gets the JR Art Treatment

Rikers Island Prison Gets the JR Art Treatment

24-hour surveillance.

Rikers Island Corrections Officer Sued for Posting Gory Photo to Facebook

Rikers Island Corrections Officer Sued for Posting Gory Photo to Facebook

Keep things like this off of social media.

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