By: Mark Toor | THE CHIEF LEADER February 14, 17. 9:22

Leaders of two Corrections unions took issue last week with a memo from Commissioner Joseph Ponte reminding officers that they may use force against inmates bearing weapons.

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By: REUVEN BLAU & STEPHEN REX BROWN February 10, 17. 9:27

CLICK HERE FOR REUVEN BLAU INTERVIEW BY CURTIS SLIWA

A gruesome video filmed on Rikers Island captured prisoners slashing an inmate in the face and back — and then stashing encased scalpels inside their rectums.

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By: Mark Toor | THE CHIEF LEADER February 7, 17. 9:40

Leaders of first-responders’ unions last week praised a bill introduced in the State Legislature that would make offenses committed against their members hate crimes, thereby increasing the maximum sentences.

 
 
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City Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte reminded jail bosses in an unusual memo that officers can use force to break up fights and slashing attacks behind bars.

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By: NY DAILY NEWS EDITORIAL January 23, 17. 9:35

Hypocrisy at City Hall

This Daily News Editorial Reflects COBA's Position that While This Administration Brags About its Success, It Has Failed to Adequately Address the Mental Health Crisis Within The Inmate Population In The City's Jails

 
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