Mark Scott

  • News

    August 8, 2012

    Rikers Con Job

    With jail violence out of control, a bogus task force only made things worse

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Top Staff Shakeup On Rikers In Wake of Recent Bad News; Two More Slashings, Too

    A major shakeup in the upper echelons of the city Correction Department took place late last week, amid word of two more slashings, including one in the troubled teen jail, the Voice has learned. Three senior Correction officials were reassigned, including the Assistant Chief of Security Mark Scott ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    City Jails Slapped With Major Class Action Lawsuit, Alleging Pattern of Staff Brutality

    The city Correction Department has been hit with a new very toughly worded class action lawsuit alleging a program of excessive violence by correction staff on inmates throughout the jail system. Eleven inmates allege that they were severely beaten by correction staff, including Mark Nunez who clai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    More Heads Roll in Wake of Rikers Jail Murder

    Remember in Goodfellas when Robert De Niro's character, Jimmy Conway, whacks everyone who can tie him to the Lufthansa heist? Correction Commissioner Martin Horn seems to be doing something similar — if only on a bureaucratic level — in the wake of the recent murder of a teenager in a R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    Rikers Death Forces Out High Jail Official

    In the widening fallout from last month's murder of a teenager on Rikers Island, Correction Commissioner Martin Horn has forced the early retirement of one of the highest-ranking officials in the department. Assistant Chief Lionel Lorquet was in charge of seven jails, including the Robert N. Davore ... More >>

  • News

    November 19, 2008

    Teen Murder at Rikers Jail

    New details about the slow and painful death of a Brooklyn kid. Did guards turn a blind eye?