Oswald Livermore

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Report: Jails Could Have Prevented Inmate Death

    In 2007, the Voice detailed the death of Oswald Livermore in the city jail known as "the tombs." Livermore died from acute alcohol withdrawal with delirium tremens on May 11 of that year. His family alleged misconduct by guards and medical personnel in connection with the death.Now, the top state ag ... More >>

  • News

    July 17, 2007

    Jail Guard Blues

    An officer's whistleblowing should have been heeded, says a union president in the wake of a Voice report

  • News

    July 3, 2007

    What the Jail Guard Saw

    Rikers officers encourage gang violence: surprising testimony and the stats to back it up

  • News

    May 22, 2007

    Deadly Restraint

    Two jail fatalities involve use of force in both cases, but only silence from officials.