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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 correction officer who has been working constant 16-hour days at Rikers Island for the past year was jumped by a detainee and beaten, suffering a severe gash on his forehead.

By: GRAHAM RAYMAN | NY DAILY NEWS November 10, 21. 12:31

A Trinitarios gang member was allegedly responsible for the fire on Rikers Island that injured eight and quickly engulfed a housing unit in “dark and heavy smoke,” according to Department of C

By: Gabrielle Fonrouge and Melissa Klein | NY POST November 6, 21. 0:00

One female correction officer at Rikers Island walks around the troubled jail complex with her back to the wall after a male inmate grabbed her rear end.

By: Julia Marsh | NY POST October 26, 21. 9:46

As the humanitarian crisis on Rikers Island has claimed the lives of 14 incarcerated individuals already this year, Councilwoman Adrienne Adams joined the executive board of the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association, including its president Benny Boscio, on Oct.

By: Bill Parry | QNS October 25, 21. 13:08