Feds: Correction Officers Smuggled Weed, Opioid Medication To Rikers Detainees In Exchange For Bribes
In addition to marijuana and synthetic weed, the guards allegedly smuggled Suboxone, a combination of buprenorphine and naloxon used as treatment for opioid addiction.
Jan 14, 2020 2:01 PM
Six Department Of Correction Employees Charged With Illegal Strip Searches At Manhattan Jail
The guards allegedly ignored protocol, making visitors to the Manhattan Detention Complex strip down so they could be searched contraband.
Updated: May 8, 2019 6:07 PM
City Pays $3.5 Million To Family Of Man Who Was Allegedly Denied Epilepsy Meds At Rikers
Rolando Perez died in solitary confinement after being denied medication.
Updated: May 1, 2019 5:21 PM
NY Corrections Officers Allegedly Ripped Off Inmate's Dreadlocks For 'Trophy'
While the victim was allegedly being beaten, he cried out in pain begging for it to stop, asking, "Why Sarge why?"
Updated: Sep 21, 2016 4:27 PM
Report: Rikers Violence Up As City Spends More Per Inmate
City says that reform will "take time."
Updated: Oct 16, 2015 4:14 PM
Rikers Guards Allegedly Orchestrated And Covered Up Assault On Inmate
They could face up to seven years in prison.
Updated: Sep 18, 2015 5:24 PM
Still No Charges For Correction Officers Accused Of Fatally Beating Upstate Prison Inmate
Some of the officers were known to inmates as members of the "Beat Up Squad."
Updated: Aug 18, 2015 3:26 PM
Rikers Officials Vow To Stop Hiring Criminals As Correction Officers
Rikers officials have promised that they'll put an end to their practice of hiring gang members, career criminals and the mentally unstable as Correction Officers. Why does that sentence even have to be written?
Updated: Jan 16, 2015 5:12 PM
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