Last week, a Bronx grand jury indicted Correction Captain Larry Davis Jr. for hitting an inmate with a baton after the inmate assaulted Davis' brother, who is a correction officer working in the same jail, The Village Voice has learned. The criminal case against Davis has sparked a wave of criticis ... More >>
In this week's paper, the Voice examines Investigations Commissioner Rose Gill Hearn's handling of the uncomfortably close relationship between her Inspector General for Correction, Michael Caruso, and disgraced former Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik. Here now are three other intriguing nuggets o ... More >>
Feeling the Bern
With jail violence out of control, a bogus task force only made things worse
New York City threw away a mountain of cash over a new computer system. Now, finally, someone is going to pay.
An inspector general for the New York City Department of Investigation was found dead in the parking garage of an Atlantic City casino early this morning. Atlantic City police say a man identified by sources as Christopher Staackmann, 50, a high ranking DOI official who oversaw several city agenci ... More >>
Staff writer Graham Rayman also contributed reporting to this story. Law enforcement officials are investigating how a female inmate got pregnant while being held at Rikers Island, the Voice has learned. After the pregnancy was discovered by a doctor, officials transferred the woman to a qu ... More >>