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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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A lawyer and national corrections expert tapped by a federal judge to monitor violence in New York City jails is only making the longtime problem even worse, a retired Rikers Island warden told The Post.

By: Rich Calder | NY POST February 26, 22. 0:00

Despite spending almost $111 million, city agencies under federal and state oversight have failed to resolve a host of problems that landed them under the scrutiny of court-appointed monitors and special masters, 

By: Post Editorial Board February 23, 22. 0:00

A Rikers Island correction officer says an inmate violently tried to molest her — making her one of nearly two dozen jail workers sexually assaulted there in just over a year, according to her union.

By: Tina Moore | NY POST February 8, 22. 0:00