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Monitor finds Rikers jails are as dysfunctional as ever, but gives leaders a thumbs up

People in custody in intake at Rikers Island in July.

People in custody in intake at Rikers Island in July. The New York City Board of Corrections recently shared never-before-seen photos and videos from Rikers Island with assistant district attorneys in Manhattan in an effort to force improvements and demand transparency at the facilities.

Use of force, deaths, slashings are all at historic highs at the sprawling facility. [ more › ]

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