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COBA President Benny Boscio on Inside City Hall 4.27 Blasting Proposed Federal Takeover of Rikers
By: Inside City Hall April 28, 22. 0:00

COBA President Benny Boscio Jr. appeared on Inside City Hall to call out the issues with the proposed federal takeover of Rikers. Boscio said that the outcome of staffing shortages and failed administration policies has been “eight years of neglect” by the previous Mayor. Additionally, Boscio said Rikers Island Commissioner Louis Molina should be given an opportunity to “fix the problem,” citing that the three prior commissioners had no prior “jail experience.”

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About an hour into the rally by jail-officer unions just outside the Hazen Street Bridge to Rikers Island Aug.

By: RICHARD STEIER | The Chief Leader August 24, 21. 15:57

Hell has broken loose in city jails on Rikers Island as inmates run wild and guards fea

By: Post Editorial Board August 24, 21. 11:40

Over 200 current and former correctional officers, Department of Corrections doctors and nurses, police officers and elected officials gathered at the entrance to Rikers Island on Monday to demand better working conditions inside the city’s notorious prison.

By: Jacob Kaye | Queens Eagle August 18, 21. 10:52

Healthcare workers and correctional officers gathered near the Queens side of the Rikers Island Bridge on Monday in protest of the incarceration facility's poor conditions and dangerous work environment.

By: Dean Moses | AMNY August 18, 21. 10:50