Elias Husamudeen president of the Correction Officers' Benevolent Association, which is the second-largest law enforcement union in the City of New York. Our members, New York's Boldest, are responsible for the care, custody, and control of the inmate population in the nation's second-largest municipal jail system.

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By: Courtney Gross September 23, 16. 12:17

"This trailer is not about correction officers. It's not about staff. This trailer is about inmates and its about visitors. It's about the 370 inmates who brought drugs and weapons and K2 onto Rikers Island," said Elias Husamudeen, president of the Correction Officers Benevolent Association.

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NEW YORK (WABC) -- There are new security concerns at Rikers Island after two inmates attacked two guards in what is being called a planned assault.

One of the attacks was caught on video.

The incidents are raising new questions about violence at the massive jail complex and whether new initiatives are working.

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By: BY STEPHEN REX BROWN AND REUVEN BLAU September 13, 16. 11:26

Days after Mayor de Blasio touted an "astonishing" turnaround at several units in Rikers Island, two inmates unleashed simultaneous attacks against correction officers in an apparent attempt to get transferred out of one of the specialized facilities, sources say.

Around the same time, an inmate was nearly killed after he was slashed in the neck in a different building at the troubled jail complex, capping a bloody Friday.

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By: The Associated Press September 5, 16. 12:38

A Rikers Island inmate is charged with attacking three correction officers last month, including one who was slashed with a scalpel.

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