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Hunts Point »

City Investigating 129 Cases of Assaults on Rikers Inmates

The review is part of the DOI's broader probe into corruption and violence at Rikers.

Midtown East »

City Correction Officers Need Tolerance Training, Union Says

The city should pay millions for training on dignity and judgment, the union said.

Forest Hills »

Corrections Officer Arrested for Having Sex With 16-Year-Old Girl, DA Says

Giovanny Campos, 41, met a teen girl at a Christmas Eve party and later had sex with her, the DA said.

Claremont »

Correction Officer Arrested for Fighting With Police, NYPD Says

Gustavo Milton was arrested for fighting police who were handcuffing his girlfriend, the NYPD said.

Woodside »

Correction Officer Arrested for Shooting His Teenage Son in Woodside: Cops

Police say Robert Smalls is facing charges of assault and criminal possession of a weapon.

Brownsville »

Corrections Officer Arrested For Raping and Assaulting Woman, Cops Say

Eddie Colon, 43, was arrested in Brownsville Wednesday morning, police said.

Mott Haven »

Correction Officers to be Charged in Alleged Beating of Inmate

Nine current and one former city Department of Correction employees are expected to be charged Wednesday.

St. Albans »

Correction Officer Arrested After Domestic Dispute, Cops Say

Latessha Govan, 37, got into a dispute with her husband and was arrested Thursday morning, cops said.

Elmhurst »

Inmate Bites Correction Officer in Rikers Island Fight

Eight Department of Correction officers were hurt in two fights on Rikers Island, officials said.

University Heights »

Correction Officer Arrested for DWI in The Bronx, Police Say

Lorenzo Brown, 35, was charged with DWI for the incident early Saturday morning.

New York City »

City Asked to Let Families Visit Massive Hart Island Graveyard

Hart Island is the city's Potters Field, but little is known about who's buried there.

South Bronx »

Sexed-Up Correction Officers Getting Busy in the Big House, Lawsuit Says

A new lawsuit claims that sex among city correction officers on Rikers Island is "rampant."

East Elmhurst »

Three Injured in Crash Between Prison Bus and Cab in East Elmhurst

A Westchester County Corrections bus and a cab collided on 94th Street and Ditmars Boulevard Thursday.

Queens Village, Hollis & St. Albans »

Off-Duty Correction Officer Shot in Queens

A 28-year-old corrections officer was reportedly shot by her ex-boyfriend outside a Rosedale diner.

Manhattan »

Rikers Island Correction Officers Charged with Inmate Assault Cover-Up

Two Department of Correction officers were indicted on charges of assault and falsifying records.