Radical Changes at Rikers Island

The New York City Department of Correction oversees the city’s jails which house approximately 10,000 detention prisoners has just embarked upon a radical change in their detention policy on punitive segregation for adolescent...

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The Great Escape

Since the recent New York State escape of prisoners Matt and Sweat and the subsequent manhunt has grabbed national media attention, my phone has been ringing off the hook with inquiries seeking my correctional expertise to...

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Emerging Corrections Technology

As the former warden of several 2,000 bed jails within New York City’s infamous Rikers Island, I often find myself as the most sought after guest at parties and events as people outside the criminal justice system try to find...

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