New York City Department of Correction

Rikers Island Guard Charged In Connection With Hot Cell Death Of InmateNew York City Department of Correction Officer Carol Lackner was charged Monday for allegedly falsifying records to make it appear she had completed visual checks of inmates.
Embattled NYC Corrections Chief Of Department Set To RetireThe embattled top uniformed officer in the New York City Department of Correction announced Monday that he will retire on Dec. 1.
Medical Care Questioned In 15 Rikers Island DeathsHundreds of documents obtained by The Associated Press raise questions about the quality and timeliness of medical care given to at least 15 inmates who died over the past five years at New York City's Rikers Island jail complex.
Malloy Picks NYC Prisons Chief As Public Safety CommissionerConnecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy named New York City's top prison official Monday as the state's next public safety commissioner and the first woman to hold the job.
DA: 10 Correction Officers Indicted For Beating Of Rikers Inmate, Cover UpOne by one, seven corrections officers and three supervisors entered a plea of not guilty to the 53-count indictment in the beating of Jamal Lightfoot.
NYC Dept. Of Correction 'Saddened' By Mass. Cop SlayThe New York City Department of Correction is offering its condolences to the family of a Springfield, Mass. police officer who was fatally shot by a correction officer from New York who then took his own life.