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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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New York, NY – Correction Officers Benevolent Association [COBA] leader Benny Boscio may be two months into his presidency, but he is ready to see some changes to the incarceration system, especially as his members have to currently work through the COVID-19 epidemic.

By: Naeisha Rose September 16, 20. 9:58

Under the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association’s recent Memorandum of Agreement, The New York City Department of Correction (DOC) "shall send the union a copy of any direct

By: Steven Isaacs August 7, 20. 11:53

A white Department of Correction bus zoomed by Benny Boscio as he stood outside of Rikers Island. The driver saluted. Boscio waved. 

It’s a simple gesture to New York’s boldest, a team of 8,000 correction officers that Boscio now represents.

By: COURTNEY GROSS August 3, 20. 11:02