Internal document shows link between isolation and extended imprisonment at Rikers Island
A massive log of inmate injuries paints a brutal picture of life inside the city’s main jail complex
Unpublished study suggests young Rikers Island residents have been harmed by past trauma
The NYPD has embraced Facebook and Twitter to investigate alleged gangs — but will the evidence hold up in court?
New York set to get neighborhood-level maps of incidents reported to police — though many details, including the level of NYPD cooperation, remain to be determined
New York’s chief judge calls for unshackling more defendants from jail while they await trial. But are local governments committed to buying their freedom?
Hundreds of Rikers Island inmates are in solitary confinement, under conditions that can cause serious psychological deterioration. Rasaun Bullock’s torments during 49 months in the hole cost him his right to a speedy trial.
New and improved statistics from City Hall reveal fresh details about how the city works — from jail violence to your chances of surviving cardiac arrest
Bayview Correctional Facility evacuated after Sandy and is now slated for shutdown — leaving inmates without programs that help them break free