Department Of Corrections
A Rikers Island inmate was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease this week, but the case is not believed to be related to the South Bronx epidemic.
New York City is using a $400,000 federal grant to review suicides and acts of self-harm in city jails with an approach commonly applied when things go wrong in the medical and aviation industries, officials said Tuesday.
A new report has found that the taxpayer cost of jailing a New York City inmate has jumped 42 percent since 2007 as levels of violence continue to rise.
A Rikers Island inmate has been located and re-apprehended, a week after being released from the jail facility by mistake last week.
Disciplinary action may be forthcoming after a prisoner was released from Rikers Island by mistake.
An off-duty New York City correction officer was arrested early Sunday on robbery and assault charges.
Three city employees – including a police officer – were arrested on drunken driving charges during the Fourth of July holiday Thursday.
A New York City correction officer was facing multiple charges Sunday, including strangulation and criminal obstruction of breathing.
Two New York City correctional officers were arrested in separate incidents this weekend.
On Friday night police recaptured escaped murder suspect Brandon Santana. Santana overpowered a police officer on Thursday night at the 78th precinct while he was being escorted to the bathroom.
The outcome of the lawsuit is seen as a big win for corrections officers Joe Milutin and Bob Healey. Both were awarded over $3 million in damages.
John Lennon’s killer was denied release from prison in his seventh appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said.
All charges have been dismissed against six New Jersey corrections officers accused of beating inmates at the Essex County Jail two years ago.
Four firefighters suffered minor injuries and 200 inmates had to be relocated after a fire broke out in an air conditioning room on Rikers Island.
The New York City Department of Correction is asking that all uniformed staff report to work as soon as possible, regardless of normal schedule.