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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 — A day after a federal report described “dangerous” and “gravely concerning” conditions at Rikers Island, Department of Correction Commissioner Vincent Schiraldi told PIX11 News’ Dan Mannarino the prison has “been at a crisis level for years.”

By: Dan Mannarino, Sarah Vasile, Corey Crockett October 15, 21. 0:00

NEW YORK — A day after a federal report described “dangerous” and “gravely concerning” conditions at Rikers Island, Department of Correction Commissioner Vincent Schiraldi told PIX11 News’ Dan Mannarino the prison has “been at a crisis level for years.”

By: Dan Mannarino, Sarah Vasile, Corey Crockett October 15, 21. 0:00

District attorneys across the Big Apple last year declined to prosecute accused felons at nearly twice the rate of 2019 — letting more than 6,500 suspects off the hook, The Post has learned.

By: Bruce Golding | NY Post September 1, 21. 11:53

A New York City correction officer was hospitalized with a fractured skull after a violent attack by an inmate on Rikers Island on Monday.

The officer was assaulted just after 9 a.m. on Monday morning in the prison’s George R. Vierno Center, according to the Department of Correction.

By: Patrick Reilly September 1, 21. 11:51

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