NYC DOC Captain Working Rikers Island Contracts Monkeypox

At least two uniformed Department of Correction employees, including a captain who works directly with detainees, have contracted monkeypox, sources familiar with the matter told The Post on Friday. One of the employees, who the DOC says does not work at a jail on the island, tested positive Thursday and has been isolating in accordance … Read more

NYC DOC Captain Working Rikers Island Contracts Monkeypox

At least two uniformed Department of Correction employees, including a captain who works directly with detainees, have contracted monkeypox, sources familiar with the matter told The Post on Friday. One of the employees, who the DOC says does not work at a jail on the island, tested positive Thursday and has been isolating in accordance … Read more

NYC DOC Captain Working Rikers Island Contracts Monkeypox

At least two uniformed Department of Correction employees, including a captain who works directly with detainees, have contracted monkeypox, sources familiar with the matter told The Post on Friday. One of the employees, who the DOC says does not work at a jail on the island, tested positive Thursday and has been isolating in accordance … Read more

New York residents against housing former inmates at Jacobi Hospital

A city proposal to house former Rikers Island inmates at the Jacobi Hospital campus in Morris Park has angered residents of the Bronx neighborhood. “I am furious that the Bronx is inundated with group homes, homeless shelters. There should be some kind of fairness. You are putting a criminal element in a peaceful community,” said … Read more

The man who jumped from the roof said he did it to avoid Rikers Island

The man caught in viral video jumping off elevated Brooklyn subway tracks while fleeing police said Monday he made the dangerous jump because he was terrified of returning to Rikers Island. “When I did that jump it was like, ‘Damn, go back to Rikers Island or risk your life taking that jump,’ and that jump … Read more

NYC Mayor Defends Manhattan Warehouse Worker Accused of Fatal Stabbing

MANHATTAN, NY (PIX11) — The warehouse worker accused of stabbing a man to death will be released from Rikers Island after his family posted bail, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office said Thursday. Jose Alba’s bail was reduced to $50,000 following a request for a new package. An investigation into the fatal July 1 stabbing is … Read more

NYC Mayor Defends Manhattan Warehouse Worker Accused of Fatal Stabbing

MANHATTAN, NY (PIX11) — The warehouse worker accused of stabbing a man to death will be released from Rikers Island after his family posted bail, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office said Thursday. Jose Alba’s bail was reduced to $50,000 following a request for a new package. An investigation into the fatal July 1 stabbing is … Read more

New York City Jail Officers More Than Doubled As Many Sick Days As Pandemic Eased – NBC New York (47)

A large set of payroll records obtained by I-Team shows that New York City corrections officers dramatically accelerated the use of unlimited sick leave in 2021, even as rates of positive COVID cases stabilized and prison conditions public health improved. The data, provided by the New York City Office of Payroll Administration, provides the most … Read more

Sixth New York inmate to die in custody this year identified as Emanuel Sullivan, 20

The sixth inmate to die inside a New York City jail this year was identified by officials Sunday as a 20-year-old murder suspect. Emanuel Sullivan, who was in custody on murder and robbery charges for a February incident, was found unconscious in his bed Saturday afternoon inside the Robert N. Davoren Center on Rikers Island, … Read more