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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.


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2 Correctional Officers Arrested In Separate Cases

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


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

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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.