Federal prosecutors filed a lawsuit against New York City for alleged civil-rights violations at Rikers Island, demonstrating their impatience with the city’s efforts to improve conditions at the jail complex.
For my classroom...
Surveillance video captures Rikers Island inmate brutally attacking correction officer
Houston real estate by Jairo Rodriguez
Rikers Island Inmate Brutally Beats Female Corrections Officer... - http://naijainsiderr.com/news/rikers-island-inmate-brutally-beats-female-corrections-officer/
The settlement in Ronald Spear’s case is one of the largest paid by New York City in recent years to resolve a lawsuit alleging violence against an inmate.
News - July 2014
L E S A N E
EXCLUSIVE: City will pay $1.25M to estate of Rikers Island inmate allegedly beaten to death by guards
Four Rikers Island correction officers convicted in inmate’s 2013 beating may dodge jail time after jury acquits them of attempted assault
ABUSE & DEATHS IN CUSTODY
Rikers Island captain, five correction officers fired for viciously beating inmate | Black Blue Dog
As teenageers, Vaughn Brown and Ivan Mayo were incarcerated at Rikers Island, where they confronted danger from fellow inmates, solitary confinement and their own thoughts. The two have vowed to ne…
Social Action Radio" and Social Action Magazine
A former Rikers Island inmate who made headlines for surviving a beat down from correction officers was shot to death in Brooklyn Thursday.
Crime Related News...past/recent