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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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Debate over banning solitary confinement in city jails is ramping up ahead of a City Council hearing Friday where lawmakers will review a bill that could virtually eliminate the practice.

By: By CHELSIA ROSE MARCIUS NEW YORK DAILY NEWS December 9, 20. 0:00
By: By RICHARD KHAVKINE | The Chief Leader December 2, 20. 14:39

“Let’s end solitary confinement all together,” Mayor de Blasio declared at the end of June from City Hall. 

It’s been five months, and last week there were about 102 inmates locked in their cells for much of the day.

Now, the City Council is taking up the proposal.

By: COURTNEY GROSS | NY1 November 30, 20. 0:00

Two city Department of Correction officers suffered deep gashes in a Thanksgiving Day clash with a blade-wielding gangbanger in Manhattan’s Tombs, authorities said Friday.

By: THOMAS TRACY | NY DAILY NEWS November 29, 20. 14:29

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