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New York City Prison

One NYC Inmate Almost As Costly As Ivy League Tuition

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 09.30.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York is indeed an expensive place, but experts say that alone doesn't explain a recent report that found the city's annual cost per in...

NYC's Annual Cost Per Inmate: $168,000

The New York Times | Posted 08.24.2013 | New York

New York City is an expensive place to live for just about everyone, including prisoners. The city paid $167,731 to feed, house and guard each inma...

Inmates Bake Bread For Entire NYC Prison Population

AP | By VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Each morning, and again in the afternoon, the blades of three bread-slicing machines are counted carefully. Only then does the bakery let ...

Correction Officer Resigns Over Bar Mitzvah in Jail

New York Times | JAMES BARRON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A top Correction Department official who is suspected of approving a bar mitzvah at a New York City jail last year has submitted his resignation and t...