The NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC) today, on behalf of the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) and the NYC Department of Correction (DOC), released a Notice of Continue Reading →
Today, the New York City Council approved the closing of Rikers Island, and the construction of four borough-based facilities throughout the city.
NY Daily News reports that visitors to Rikers Island have two new free travel options courtesy of the Correction Department.
Here are the Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito words: A year ago, I made a promise to overhaul New York City’s criminal justice system and make New York a more fair Continue Reading →
Jerome Murdough was just looking for a warm place to sleep on a chilly night last month when he curled up in an enclosed stairwell on the roof of a Continue Reading →
GOSO is proud to announce the opening of a 2,200sf center that will serve as a home base for its robust TASC (GED) high school equivalency and vocational education programs.
The accused is now the accuser. A Harlem mom jailed in the savage beating death of her 6-year-old son claims Rikers Island correction officers set her up for a violent Continue Reading →
On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016, NYC Department of Correction Officers, staff, inmates and chefs from the Department of Education who taught the inmates food preparation at two jails on Rikers Island Continue Reading →
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