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Kalief Browder, Longtime Rikers Inmate Who Wasn't Convicted, Commits Suicide

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CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Rikers Island Island Inmate Receives ORAL SEX from Female Visitor! #news #alternativenews

CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Rikers Island Island Inmate Receives ORAL SEX from Female Visitor! #news #alternativenews

Rapper Fat Joe has returned to jail to mentor young inmates at New York’s notorious Rikers Island prison. The Lean Back star, who served time behind bars on tax evasion charges in 2013, joined Fox 5 NY reporter Lisa Evers for the trip to Rikers, which will air as part of an episode of Street …

Rapper Fat Joe has returned to jail to mentor young inmates at New York’s notorious Rikers Island prison. The Lean Back star, who served time behind bars on tax evasion charges in 2013, joined Fox 5 NY reporter Lisa Evers for the trip to Rikers, which will air as part of an episode of Street …

Cannabis Connection at Rikers Island

Cannabis Connection at Rikers Island

Brixton Prison Interior, Brixton Hill 1902 I used to work here! After this pic was taken!!

Brixton Prison Interior, Brixton Hill 1902 I used to work here! After this pic was taken!!

More Americans receive mental health treatment in prisons and jails than in hospitals or treatment centers. The three largest inpatient psychiatric facilities in the country are jails. They include Rikers Island Jail in New York City.

Jails Struggle With Mentally Ill Inmates

More Americans receive mental health treatment in prisons and jails than in hospitals or treatment centers. The three largest inpatient psychiatric facilities in the country are jails. They include Rikers Island Jail in New York City.

Inside Rikers Island, by the People Who Live It -- NYMag

Inside Rikers Island, Through the Eyes of the People Who Live and Work There

Inside Rikers Island, by the People Who Live It -- NYMag

Amid growing criticism from relatives of inmates and jail reformers, including the U.S. Department of Justice, which recently reported on a “deep-seated culture of violence” at Rikers Island, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill that will track and limit the use of solitary confinement at the correctional facility.

Amid growing criticism from relatives of inmates and jail reformers, including the U.S. Department of Justice, which recently reported on a “deep-seated culture of violence” at Rikers Island, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill that will track and limit the use of solitary confinement at the correctional facility.

This piece, a collaboration between New York Magazine and The Marshall Project, tells the story of Rikers Island through the words and experiences of the people who are held there, work there or visit the jail often. It is simple in its premise — let’s ask the people of Rikers — and outstanding in its execution. I came away conflicted because the story did what great stories do: It made me see Rikers from all perspectives. — Fernanda Santos, Phoenix Bureau Chief

Inside Rikers Island, Through the Eyes of the People Who Live and Work There

This piece, a collaboration between New York Magazine and The Marshall Project, tells the story of Rikers Island through the words and experiences of the people who are held there, work there or visit the jail often. It is simple in its premise — let’s ask the people of Rikers — and outstanding in its execution. I came away conflicted because the story did what great stories do: It made me see Rikers from all perspectives. — Fernanda Santos, Phoenix Bureau Chief

For Mentally Ill Inmates at Rikers Island, a Cycle of Jail and Hospitals - NYTimes.com

For Mentally Ill Inmates at Rikers Island, a Cycle of Jail and Hospitals

For Mentally Ill Inmates at Rikers Island, a Cycle of Jail and Hospitals - NYTimes.com

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