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Statement from COBA President Elias Husamudeen Regarding The Vicious Assault of Two Correction Officers Who Quelled a Fight Between Members of the Bloods Gang at the Otis Bantum Correction Facility on Rikers Island

By: Elias Husamudeen October 5, 16. 11:27

Elias Husamudeen president of the Correction Officers' Benevolent Association, which is the second-largest law enforcement union in the City of New York. Our members, New York's Boldest, are responsible for the care, custody, and control of the inmate population in the nation's second-largest municipal jail system.

By: Elias Husamudeen September 26, 16. 20:00

"This trailer is not about correction officers. It's not about staff. This trailer is about inmates and its about visitors. It's about the 370 inmates who brought drugs and weapons and K2 onto Rikers Island," said Elias Husamudeen, president of the Correction Officers Benevolent Association.

By: Courtney Gross September 23, 16. 12:17

NEW YORK (WABC) -- There are new security concerns at Rikers Island after two inmates attacked two guards in what is being called a planned assault.

One of the attacks was caught on video.

The incidents are raising new questions about violence at the massive jail complex and whether new initiatives are working.

By: Tim Fleischer September 14, 16. 9:38