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Rikers Island aerial shot. (CBS Photo)

4 Correction Officers Injured In Rikers Island Fight

Four New York City correction officers and several inmates have been injured during a brawl at Rikers Island Friday night.

11/30/2013

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2 Correctional Officers Arrested In Separate Cases

Two New York City correctional officers were arrested in separate incidents this weekend.

04/21/2013

Rikers Island aerial shot. (CBS Photo)

Officer’s Thumb Bitten Off By Inmate At Rikers Island

A Riker’s Island correction officer had his thumb bitten off by a inmate and two other officers suffered injuries after a violent brawl apparently broke out Thursday night in the prison, officials said Friday.

CBS New York–12/03/2010

Aerial View Of Rikers Island (credit: CBS 2)

16 Correction Officers Injured In Rikers Melee

New York City Correction Department spokesman Steven Morello said the injuries were non-life threatening. He did not say what caused the fights.

11/24/2010