juvenile detention system

Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Unions Say Gov. Cuomo Wrong On Juvenile Prisons

Unions representing staff said many incarcerated juveniles have already failed in community programs, have psychological issues, criminal histories and can be violent.


New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: AP Photo/Mike Groll, Pool)

Unions: Cuomo Wrong On Juvenile Prisons

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has cast the state’s juvenile detention system in harsh, almost Dickensian light as a violation of civil rights existing only to satisfy public employee unions.