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Educational Expansion Program on Rikers Island A Program of the ...


This overview of the Departments of Education (DOE) and Correction (DOC) ... Rikers Island is the second largest jail in the country, and as many as 80 percent ... Five additional corrections officers were added to provide security and escort services for the expand- ..... New York City: John Jay College of Criminal Justice, p.

Rikers visitor says guards beat him because he's gay | New York Post


Aug 17, 2015 ... A man visiting his boyfriend on Rikers Island suffered a brutal beatdown at ... “ When P.F. walked over to C.O. Gatling, the corrections officer told him, ... Gatling, and C.O. [John] Doe kicked Mr. Hamm,” according to the lawsuit, ...

How to Help: When a Person with Mental Illness is Arrested


Many thanks to everyone at the Urban Justice Center for their help, and special .... Once the police officer arrests the person, the offi- cer has the right .... Department of Correction has about 14 jails: ten on Rikers Island plus Houses ..... GRVC (George R. Vierno Center) (718) 546-2000 ..... my client/family member, John Doe.

Writing someone in Rikers? [Archive] - Prison Talk


Riker's Island Jail - New York. ... john doe, booking case # ... My husband's a Suffolk county correctional facility inmate only Temporarily at Rikers & when I look him up online at the Rikers Island ... G.R.V.C 09 - 09 Hazen street

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Jun 19, 2015 ... “JOHN” SMITH; and Correction Officers JOHN DOE. #1-2, ... multiple correction officers led Mr. Cruz to a secluded area in the jail without any surveillance cameras ... the George R. Vierno Center (“GRVC”) at Rikers Island. 11.

Another Female Rikers Inmate Says She Was Raped By a ... - Jezebel


Dec 28, 2015 ... ... inmate at Rikers Island told the New York Daily News that a correction officer ... is to say, overcrowded— because there's so many people there who ... you have a bunch of redundant offices that have to suss out of John Doe ...

“Deep-Seated Culture of Violence” and Abysmal Medical Care at ...


Jul 7, 2015 ... “Unless you have consistently qualified correction officers, solving the other ... Unit (ESHU), one of several units at Rikers Island that is intended to hold ..... other arrangements for providing medical care in the jails,” declared John .... The suit, brought on behalf of two Jane Doe defendants, claims they were ...



Jan 13, 2015 ... John Boston, Legal Aid Society (LAS) ... Damien Cheatham, Correction Officers Benevolent Association (COBA) .... comments during rulemaking, many of which affected the redrafting of the rule. ..... recognize that violence is caused by Rikers Island, noting that this is what DOHMH has been saying time.

Rikers Island Guard Repeatedly Raped 2 Women Inmates, Says ...


May 19, 2015 ...Correction officers and other staff know not only that women are regularly abused, but also ... In the dayroom, Santiago raped her the first of many times, the suit says. ... Jane Doe 1 remains incarcerated on Rikers Island.