For Mentally Ill Inmates, a Cycle of Jail and Hospitals
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For Mentally Ill Inmates, a Cycle of Jail and Hospitals

(New York Times) – It was not a particularly violent crime that sent Michael Megginson…

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If You Die Poor or Alone in New York City, You’ll Be Buried by Prisoners in a Mass Grave
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Warning Signs Overlooked in Hiring for New York City Jails
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Warning Signs Overlooked in Hiring for New York City Jails

(New York Times) – A recent applicant for a job as a correction officer at…

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NYC Jail Guards Use of Force a Record in 2014
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NYC Jail Guards Use of Force a Record in 2014

JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — New York City jail guards reported more…

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Hip Hop Corner: Breaking the Chains
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Hip Hop Corner: Breaking the Chains

By Jineea Butler NNPA Columnist   Rikers Island Correctional Facility in New York is in…

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Death of NYC Inmate in Overheated Cell Probed
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Death of NYC Inmate in Overheated Cell Probed

JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators are probing how a mentally ill,…

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