Rikers

Rikers Island
Anthony Behar/Sipa Press
Kimberly Dole
November 21, 2019 - 12:48 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A correctional officer was hospitalized after being attacked by an inmate at Rikers Island Thursday morning. The officer was stabbed with some sort of wooden object in the back of the neck, according to reports. The president of the NYC Correction Officer Benevolent...
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Kimberly Dole
November 08, 2019 - 11:49 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — In anticipation of new bail reform measures, New York City will launch an expansion of its successful Supervised Release program. Judges will be able to assign proven alternatives instead of bail, or where additional support is required to ensure an individual returns to...
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Rikers Island
Anthony Behar/Sipa Press
1010 WINS Newsroom
October 12, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Anti-incarceration activists surrounded the entrance to Rikers Island as they protested jails, migrant detention centers and America’s “carceral war.”
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Rikers Island
Anthony Behar/Sipa Press
December 30, 2018 - 4:18 pm
The city has a policy forbidding solitary confinement at Rikers for inmates who are under the age of 22, but a new federal lawsuit claims the city is getting around that by shipping dozens of inmates upstate to an Albany County jail, where they’re brutalized.
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