First Requests For Proposal For Borough-Based Jails Program To Be Released In Early 2020

The NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC), on behalf of the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) and the NYC Department of Correction (DOC), have made an announcement. Continue Reading →

NYCity Expands Award Winning Nationally Recognized Supervised Release Program

In anticipation of new State bail reform measures, New York City will launch an expansion of its successful Supervised Release program as a proven alternative judge will be able to assign in lieu of bail,  Continue Reading →

NYC Council Approves Closing Of Rikers Island

Today, the New York City Council approved the closing of Rikers Island, and the construction of four borough-based facilities throughout the city. Continue Reading →

City Expands Re-Entry Services And Training For Justice-Impacted Individuals From Harlem To Hollis

Today, the City announced an expansion of its Jails to Jobs initiative with a $19 million annual commitment to re-entry services for formerly incarcerated individuals. Continue Reading →

The Projected City Jail Population From Harlem To Hollis Falls To 3,300 By 2026

City officials have revised the estimated jail population to 3,300 by 2026, down from the earlier estimate of 4,000, Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Johnson announced. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rosenthal’s Legislation For Task Force To Protect TGNCNBI People

Uptown Council Member Helen Rosenthal’s legislation requiring a new Board of Correction task force to review the treatment and housing of transgender,

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New York City Is The First City In The Nation To Cover The Cost Of Jail Phone Calls

New York City is now the first city in the nation to allow inmates to make free phone calls from its jails, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. Continue Reading →

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