Campaign Zero is conducting paid interviews with anyone impacted by pay-to-stay fees.
Eighteen detainees have died in DOC custody so far in 2022, which is the highest count since 2013.
The mismanagement of Rikers Island jail is a human rights crisis. Decades of corruption & mismanagement have proven that New York City is unable to improve the deadly scenario manufactured by the Department of Correction.
From Patch NEW YORK CITY — Three people died after staying in New York City’s jails in the week after a judge approved a last-ditch plan by city officials to avoid a federal takeover of Rikers Island, according to advocates and reports.