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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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ALBANY — Lawmakers approved long-sought legislation Thursday limiting the use of solitary confinement in New York prisons and jails.

By: DENIS SLATTERY March 18, 21. 0:00

Four Rikers Island staffers, including an assistant deputy warden, have been suspended without pay over the bungled release of a dangerous Brooklyn murder suspect who remained on the loose Thursd

By: Tina Moore, Larry Celona and Jorge Fitz-GibbonMarch March 11, 21. 11:58

The blame game over the accidental release of a Rikers Island murder suspect is heating up following the suspension of four jail staffers without pay, including an assistant deputy warden.

By: CHELSIA ROSE MARCIUS and STEPHEN REX BROWN March 11, 21. 0:00

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