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 replace Martin Horn, who has gone on to a cushy job as a professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
Schriro in the past has also run ... More >>
Last week, as the scandal over the Bar Mitzvah boiled into the public eye, Correction Commissioner Martin Horn held a high-level meeting with several of the people responsible for allowing an accused felon to throw the catered party.
If you recall, the New York Post reported last week that Correcti ... More >>
In case you were wondering why all the Orthodox Jewish inmates ended up in the city jail in Manhattan known as the Tombs, where they could enjoy special treatment, we think we have an answer.
Supposedly, an inmate is an inmate is an inmate, barring medical and security issues, and the rules say the ... More >>
From the 'Are You Kidding Me' department...So, all the guy wanted was a bar mitzvah for his son. Sure, he's locked up in the Tombs in downtown Manhattan. But why should being in a city jail stop him? A bar mitzvah is pretty important, right? And who would blame the bigwigs of the Department of Corre ... More >>
President Obama graciously escorted GM into bankruptcy.Enemies decried his kind words and big speech to the Muslim world, but it still went over big. Can't touch this! We're beginning to think that Obama's letting total lunatics attack him on a government website just for the laughs. Patriots ... More >>
City Correction and Probation Commissioner Martin Horn, one of Mayor Bloomberg's longest serving appointees, announced his resignation today. He's leaving a jail system that for the last two years has been the subject of Voice stories about corrections officers condoning and even arranging violence ... More >>
In the ongoing controversy over the murder of teenager Christopher Robinson at a Rikers Island jail, someone in the City Council finally tried to pin down Correction Commissioner Martin Horn on what he knew, when he knew it, and what he did to stop it. Robinson was fatally beaten i ... More >>