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Officials: Correction Officer Slashed By Inmate At Rikers IslandA correction officer was slashed by an inmate Thursday afternoon in the Rikers Island jail complex, officials said.
Inmate At Rikers Island Diagnosed With Legionnaires' DiseaseA Rikers Island inmate was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease this week, but the case is not believed to be related to the South Bronx epidemic.
City Launches System-Wide Review Of NYC Jail SuicidesNew 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.
Report: Cost-Per-Inmate Jumps In Troubled NYC JailsA 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.
Rikers Island Inmate Found A Week After Being Released By MistakeA Rikers Island inmate has been located and re-apprehended, a week after being released from the jail facility by mistake last week.
Officials: Rikers Island Inmate Was Released By MistakeDisciplinary action may be forthcoming after a prisoner was released from Rikers Island by mistake.
NYC Correction Officer Charged With Assault, RobberyAn off-duty New York City correction officer was arrested early Sunday on robbery and assault charges.
3 City Employees Arrested On Drunken Driving ChargesThree city employees – including a police officer – were arrested on drunken driving charges during the Fourth of July holiday Thursday.
Correction Officer Charged With Strangulation, Obstruction Of BreathingA New York City correction officer was facing multiple charges Sunday, including strangulation and criminal obstruction of breathing.
2 Correctional Officers Arrested In Separate CasesTwo New York City correctional officers were arrested in separate incidents this weekend.
Second Inmate Escape This Week, Jermaine Logan, 27, Slipped Out Of Cuffs In The BronxOn 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.
EXCLUSIVE: N.J. Jury Rules Black Supervisors Discriminated Against White Corrections OfficersThe 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.
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