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City Jails

Snail-Paced Reforms at City Jails Are Unacceptable

Brooklyn Defender Services | Posted 04.06.2014 | New York
Brooklyn Defender Services

A recent NYC Board of Corrections (BOC) meeting disclosed a troubling state of affairs at the city jails. Violence between prisoners, guards and medical staff is on the rise and the department's use of solitary confinement and punitive segregation remain sticky subjects.

Dora Schriro Named New Commissioner For City Jails

Village Voice | Camille Dodero | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The city jails system has a new commissioner. Dora Schriro, a former special advisor in the Department of Homeland Security, was tapped this week to ...