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U.S. Inquiry Finds a ‘Culture of Violence’ Against Teenage Inmates at Rikers Island

U.S. Inquiry Finds a ‘Culture of Violence’ Against Teenage Inmates at Rikers Island - NYTimes.com

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The Scariest Places in America | HART ISLAND, NEW YORK CITY | Many New Yorkers don't even know about this 101-acre island, which sits in the Long Island Sound and is part of the Bronx. Once a Nike missile base, the island has been home to prisoners and psychiatric inmates, and as the country's largest cemetery, is currently a mass burial site for the city's unclaimed and unidentified dead. Burials are handled by volunteer inmates from Riker's Island.

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U.S. Attorney Says Rikers Island Is Like "Lord Of The Flies" For Teenage Inmates

Federal prosecutors filed a lawsuit against New York City for alleged civil-rights violations at Rikers Island, demonstrating their impatience with the city’s efforts to improve conditions at the jail complex.

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Rikers Island inmate beat up jail captain in August, his second attack against an officer behind bars, records show

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New York City to Pay $2.75 Million to Settle Suit in Death of Rikers Island Inmate

The settlement in Ronald Spear’s case is one of the largest paid by New York City in recent years to resolve a lawsuit alleging violence against an inmate.

For Mentally Ill Inmates at Rikers Island, a Cycle of Jail and Hospitals

For Mentally Ill Inmates at Rikers Island, a Cycle of Jail and Hospitals - NYTimes.com

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Five correction officers are in the hospital after allegedly getting beaten by teenage inmates at Rikers Island.

For Mentally Ill Inmates at Rikers Island, a Cycle of Jail and Hospitals

For Mentally Ill Inmates at Rikers Island, a Cycle of Jail and Hospitals - NYTimes.com

Chance McRody, pictured here, was viciously targeted and attacked at Rikers Island – reportedly by other inmates. In the past it has been discovered that Rikers Islands Officers were in fact the ones who were “authorizing and directing” such attacks.

Rikers Island Inmate Brutally Beats Female Corrections Officer... - http://naijainsiderr.com/news/rikers-island-inmate-brutally-beats-female-corrections-officer/

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