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Federal officials say the officers stayed home and got paid during a dire staffing shortage.

Fewer than 1 in 5 New York City correction officers took a mandated course on preventing suicide in the last year

At one jail where stabbings are common, officials say half of the detainees are gang members.

People are being held indefinitely without due process, lawyer says.

The publication of the images comes as 16 people died in city jails to date.

Manhattan prosecutors got an unprecedented look at the squalid and deadly conditions in which defendants are held.

They admitted accepting thousands of dollars in exchange for smuggling cell phones and narcotics.

One former inmate said grates from fans, chair legs, and sharpened plexiglass all can be weapons.

Three years after the death of Layleen Polanco in solitary confinement, a new report documents systemic failures that have left most people misclassified, starting with the cops and courts.

Assemblymember Eddie Gibbs is the first formerly incarcerated state legislator.